By: Brad Spielberger Throughout the 2018 off-season, the Bears were in talks for an extension with their 2015 second-round pick out of Florida State, nose tackle Eddie Goldman. Ryan Pace extended one of the players that he was personally responsible for drafting in Chicago for the first time. So far the returns have been […]
With the deadline for placing the franchise or transition tag on players now in the past, we can take a closer look as to how teams could approach free agency with respect to gaining potential for compensatory picks a year from now. A few of the factors that come into judging potential for each team […]
What makes a good rookie class? This is a question that is often answered in NFL circles. Not only is it likely that one would get many differing answers, the question itself may be framed in differing manners. Here at Over The Cap, the manner that we of course focus on deals with the contractual […]
This is the first of a two-part series in which I’ll preview the Free Agency class for 2017 by looking at which positions are the strongest and which are the weakest. This takes into account not only the level of talent available, but also the likelihood that the player actually reaches the market. I’ll start […]
This new weekly feature will analyse the progress of the running backs that signed new contracts in the 2016 offseason. Each week I’ll select players of interest, discuss their production, and analyse it with respect to the contract that they signed.
Now that the NFL season is complete there are a few offseason payment mechanisms that the NFL should soon determine- the proven performance escalator and performance based pay. The first of those to be released will be the PPE because it is only reliant on playtime whereas PBP is a bit more involved of a […]