The numbers are in from PFT for Rams running back Todd Gurley and it is indeed quite an impressive contract that should help reshape the running back market. So lets explore a bit and look at what this deal may mean moving forward.
So every year around draft time I usually like to try to take some different looks at draft values. The best received one was using the PFR AV scores for rookies as a baseline to compare against veterans and then translating that to a salary expectation. This would be a rolling scale since each year […]
This is the time of year where teams start signing extensions and in about a week the official free agency madness begins and generally everyone is very excited as they sign players, but not all those contracts work out. Normally I do these “worst of” lists during the dead part of the NFL offseason, but […]
2018 Green Bay Packers (Cap Numbers as of 1/26; source Over The Cap.com; projected $179.5 M cap)
The franchise tag window officially opened on Tuesday and surprisingly the Dolphins are already prepared to place the tag on wide receiver Jarvis Landry. It made for some interesting twitter discussions last night and I thought was worth exploring a little bit further.
1. Markus Wheaton, Bears Cap Saved: $5 million; Cash Saved: $5 million This was one of the worst signings of 2017. The Bears likely expected some upside of a higher 2 and instead got the performance of a practice squad player. Wheaton had 51 yards in 11 games, finishing the year 4th in snaps despite […]
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 […]