With the NFL at the halfway point I thought it might be fun to look back on some free agent acquisitions and look at the best and worst signings using our valuation model. You can read about that model here but the gist of it is we use a number of measures to translate a […]
There are not many ways for a player to get the attention of his team when he is looking for a new contract so the best way is to hold out. So I wanted to look at the reasons things sometimes come to this and where the current players likely stand.
Every year we look at salary cap space as the barometer for who is expected to be the big spenders in free agency but today I wanted to take a different look at things and instead look at cash budgeting. While cap space certainly makes it easier to fit contracts under the salary cap under […]
Malik Jackson, Jaguars Cap Saved: $11M; Cash Saved: $13M; Dead Money: $4MJackson saw his role diminish as the year went on finish the year with 61% playtime and just 10 starts. Jackson finished with his lowest sack total since 2014 and tackles and tackles for loss since 2012. Jaguars are starving for cap space and […]
With the 2018 NFL season over, it’s time to go back three years and identify some teams that used 2016 free agency wisely or poorly with respect to the compensatory pick formula in 2017. For reference, you may find the list of the 2017 compensatory picks awarded here, and the cancellation charts for all 32 […]
With the season more than half way complete and many teams already fading out of the playoff picture this is the time of year where we begin to get questions about cap space for next season. Of course such cap space estimates include players who will likely no longer be on the team. To go […]
Received a good question the other day relating to star power in the NFL and how many “stars” a team can afford. So I decided to break down every team in the NFL and their contract commitments for the top salaried players on the team. This analysis is not based on cap figures but on […]