Jason has filled you on the news that the Patriots have placed a May 9 tender on LeGarrette Blount, and what that means. As he points out, one aspect of doing so is to keep the Patriots’ option open for adding Blount to their compensatory free agents (CFAs) lost. This reason was also cited by […]
With the league offices closing for today, the second Tuesday after the 2017 NFL Draft, it also closes out the addition of compensatory free agents (CFAs) into the formula for the 2018 NFL Draft. With only CFA subtractions now possible due to cuts or too low of a salary, it’s time to take a look […]
Key Additions: WR Brandon Marshall ($5.5M), TE Rhett Ellison ($4.5M), G DJ Fluker ($3M), QB Geno Smith ($1.2M)
The official list of the compensatory picks for the 2016 NFL Draft came in about 10 days early this year, and I am quite happy with how it compared with my own projection. As always, here is the post-mortem evaluation to see what I got right and wrong, and what I can improve upon.
UPDATE, March 10: Questions regarding compensatory picks and the transition tag have been added. Read this article for reference. Introduction For details on the basics and methodology of projecting compensatory picks in general, please reference this article. To kick this off, 2016 marks the first year in which I have used, as suggested by the […]
With a full week of football in the books, I’ve entered in the snap count data from Week 1 for the Unrestricted Free Agents from 2015 eligible for the compensatory pick formula for 2016. As I alluded to in my update last week, this has caused some changes in the list of compensatory picks, including […]
Now that the final cutdown to 53 man rosters have taken place, it’s time to take a look at how the standings in the 2016 compensatory picks have changed in the nearly four months since this was last visited. Out of the 142 UFAs that signed with different teams during the 2015 offseason, 17 of […]