In a surprising move the Bills yesterday benched starting QB Tyrod Taylor to get a look at rookie Nathan Peterman, a 5th round draft pick from Pitt. So while Im a little late to the party on this I wanted to share some thoughts anyway on the topic.
It was another busy day in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills firing head coach Rex Ryan and subsequently benching quarterback Tyrod Taylor in large part because of his contract. Taylor, a favorite of Ryan’s, had been rumored for some time to have fallen out of favor with the organization, who would have preferred to […]
I wanted to introduce a new feature at OTC which well be looking to make live in the future called the contract utilization index. The CUI is a simple metric that looks at playing time for a player and uses that playing time to adjust a player’s annual contract value accordingly. While this doesn’t necessarily […]
As I explained before in this article, and used 2014 as an introductory example, I’m interested in exploring the concept of texture to gain a better understanding how what goes into building an NFL roster. I have now created a page that will programmatically display the texture of each team as it stands in real […]
[adsenseyu1] This offseason, I’m going to go through the Giants salary cap and discuss what they should do to prepare for the 2015 season. I think this will be a great teaching tool for myself to learn more about the salary cap and to engage with you guys on some of the lessons to learn […]
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 […]
Once week 2 ends in the NFL the panic alarm goes off for teams sitting 0-2. Generally 0-2 is looked at as near death when it comes to the playoffs so the sentiment turns ugly pretty quick when you are there and people begin to focus on the future even though we are just two […]