The market for several positional groups on defense have experienced robust growth due to salary cap growth and free agency spending. In just the last year, the average salary for the 5 highest paid linebackers grew a bullish 36.86%. Players like C.J. Mosley and Kwon Alexander reaped the benefits of hitting free agency at the […]
As expected, the 2019 compensatory draft picks were released today. As always, upon seeing the official release it’s proper to judge how my prediction did against it. This year went very well overall but there were still a few incorrect round cutoffs that need to be cleaned up.
This article refers specifically to OTC’s projection for the 2018 NFL Draft’s compensatory picks. For details on the basics and methodology of projecting compensatory picks in general, please reference this article. To understand how this projection is generated for each team, please reference the compensatory picks cancellation charts here. UPDATE – January 17: Two minor […]
With Week 1 fully in the books, of which includes snap counts in 2017, it’s a good opportunity to take an update on where OTC’s projection of the 2018 compensatory picks stand. Team Round Compensated Free Agent APY WAS 3 Kirk Cousins $28,000,000 MIN 3 Case Keenum $18,000,000 NE 3 Nate Solder $15,400,000 LAR 3 […]
Despite all the accolades that came the way of Odell Beckham when he signed his record setting extension I kind of came away underwhelmed. I was in the group of people that thought Beckham had kind of proved he was a transcendent player and one that should really reset a market not just get a […]
Received a good question the other day relating to star power in the NFL and how many “stars” a team can afford. So I decided to break down every team in the NFL and their contract commitments for the top salaried players on the team. This analysis is not based on cap figures but on […]
With the league offices closing for today, the second Tuesday after the 2017 NFL Draft, it also closes out the addition of compensatory free agents (CFAs) into the formula for the 2018 NFL Draft. With only CFA subtractions now possible due to cuts or too low of a salary, it’s time to take a look […]