Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints are about four million apart on average per year according to Jeff Duncan from NOLA.com. Thomas and his representation team led by Andrew Kessler of Athletes First are asking for $22 million per year, while the Saints are offering $18 million for the wide receiver going into his […]
The NFL trading deadline is approaching and while in season trades of star players is still pretty rare it is being floated that two left tackles are available for the right price. The Browns are supposedly willing to deal 9 time Pro Bowler Joe Thomas for a 2nd round draft pick while the 49ers are […]
Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times spoke with Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett a few days ago about his contract with the Seahawks. Bennett was pretty open, admitted he was staying away from OTAs and wants a deal that is representative of a top 8 player, specifically referencing his ability to play inside and outside […]
With the regular season finished up I thought it would be a good time to look back at our OTC Valuation metric to see who the top players were at each position. If you haven’t followed the OTCs value this year it’s a metric that combines various data including snaps, statistical performance, and PFF grades […]
With all the talk of MVP candidates, valuable and non-valuable positions, where to go cheap and where to go expensive I thought I could use our valuation models to take a look at just where teams are deriving the most value over what would be a “replacement level” player. You can read about our valuations […]
Week 7 is in the books and we have updated all of our valuations for the week. If you aren’t familiar with our valuations we recently introduced you can read about it here. The short version though is that we look at player’s snap counts, PFF grades and statistics and re-value everyone’s contract based on […]
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.