There was much buzz last weekend about a $39 million contract extension signed by Cardinals running back David Johnson and now with a better picture of the contract we can break down the deal and see where it benefits both sides.
The Arizona Cardinals have been in a retooling mode over the last two seasons, evident by the team’s high roster turnover and mediocre 7-8-1 and 8-8 record in 2016 and 2017 respectively. With the team drafting Josh Rosen 10th overall, the front office should now focus on developing and retaining young talent to surround the […]
We’ve heard of a few players holding out this offseason and David Johnson of the Arizona Cardinals is the next on the list. Johnson is entering the final year of his contract and scheduled to make around $1.9 million this season. Johnson is a dynamic player who broke out in 2016 when he rushed for […]
A little tidbit came out this week that the Lions made Calvin Johnson repay the team $320,000 due to his retirement. That news was met with a number of reactions with some thinking that it was petty of the Lions to do this and others taking the stance that Johnson quit on the team. So […]
This new series will go through each division and look at how each NFL team tends to structure and negotiate their contracts. This is particularly relevant as we near free agency, and fans can begin to understand the general approach that their team will take to the marketplace come March. We start with the NFC […]
So today I was busy working on some projects and finally got around to going online and saw the Chiefs signed tackle Eric Fisher to a four year, $48 million contract extension. I actually did a double take on that one just to make sure I actually read it correctly. Fisher has never really been […]
This is the final draft of the first chapter of Caponomics: Moneyball Thinking for the NFL. We’re sending it out to publishers this week, but a) I’d love to share it with the Over The Cap audience as I’ve been unable to post much since March as I’ve been in the process of re-writing my first […]