The Jets have released running back Le’Veon Bell just one year and a few games after the team signed him to a four year, $52.5 million contract with $27 million guaranteed. Bell never clicked with the team from day 1 and after spending a few weeks on IR was somewhat critical of the team for […]
Three weeks into the season and star running back Le’Veon Bell has still failed to sign his franchise tender with the Steelers. Now apparently the Steelers are open to a trade according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Most of the summer everyone was under the assumption that LeVeon Bell would report to the Steelers as he did last year at the start of the season. Apparently that is no longer the case as Bell has indicated that he is doing what he feels is in his best long term interests which is […]
Yesterday when Le’Veon Bell’s agent made reference to “paying the position rather than the player” it reminded me on an article I wrote way back when about the devaluing of the position, comparing the way teams were approaching their contracts to the way they approached kickers. While things haven’t gotten that bad, its still shocking […]
Yesterday we looked at Kirk Cousins contract offer and today we’ll take a look at Le’Veon Bell’s basics which were reported on today by Tom Pelissero. Per Pelissero the offer included $30 million in the first two years of the contract and $42 million across three years. Unlike the Cousins offer, which was pretty weak […]
Not surprisingly the franchise deadline didn’t have much action but there was one surprising move- the Titans and Derrick Henry finalizing a four year $50 million contract as time was winding down. Pro Football Talk has a look at the contract so lets analyze the contract a bit. Henry’s $12.5 million per year salary will […]
One of the stranger quirks of the 2011 CBA was centered around a rookie contract mechanism called the Proven Performance Escalator. Simply put, the PPE provided pay raises to rookies in the 4th year of their original contracts, but only for those selected in the 3rd to 7th Rounds. 1st Round picks benefited from larger […]