With NFL training camp just a few weeks away we begin the period where more and more players begin to open up about the potential of holding out if they are not offered a new contract. Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is the most recent on to state he will hold out and demand a […]
The numbers are now in on Ezekiel Elliot’s 6 year, $90 million contract from ESPN’s Todd Archer so let’s break the deal down. Cash Flows of the Contract This is a pretty straightforward contract that simply takes the most recent top of the market contract and slightly builds on it. Essentially it is what we […]
It’s been a wild few days in the NFL and with so many transactions I haven’t been able to really sit down and write much on it besides some tweets on the topics, but with the cutdowns drawing to a close I thought it would be a good time to write on a few of […]
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.
The option deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 draft picks so let’s take a look back at the first round picks and how they are faring thus far in their NFL careers and what option decisions may happen if they havent been exercised already.
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.