Last week I looked at the value of QB play in the NFL and this week I turned my attention to running backs. My valuation process was pretty similar. Players are awarded salary values are based on total net output both rushing and receiving, how that output compared to the average output, snaps played, and […]
This new weekly feature will analyse the progress of the running backs that signed new contracts in the 2016 offseason. Each week I will select two players of interest, discuss their production, and analyse it with respect to the contract that they signed.
The following table displays the likelihood of each player with a salary cap number of $2 million or more remaining under contract for 2016, as calculated by Expected Contract Value 2.0. Pay cuts and retirements are considered releases for purposes of Expected Contract Value. Players subject to 5th year team options of rookie contracts are not […]
The Chargers had one of the worst records last season, but they are a much better team than that record suggests. Their level of injuries last season, particularly on offense left them without the means to be competitive throughout the season. With Philip Rivers still at the helm the Chargers time to compete is now, […]
Current Estimated 2016 Cap Space: $27 million Expected 2016 Cap Space: $31.6 million Estimated Rookie Cap: $9.315 million
One of the things that gets me most fired up from the team building side of things, the general manager side of things, and certainly not the agent side of things, is the way that the great organizations find a way to let top players find more money and leave in free agency. I get […]
This will be more of a discussion of what the teams did positionally, rather than a debate on the player himself. We don’t know why certain teams drafted certain players because we don’t have all of that information available to us, but we can see what needs and positions teams should address.I’m going to take […]