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.
The NFL is never going to eliminate the franchise (or transition) tag system but it is clear that it needs a major overhaul. The franchise tag is a provision of the CBA that allows a team to retain the rights to a pending free agent based on an average of the five largest salaries over […]
I was on Twitter spit-balling on the idea of the Patriots drafting Hunter Renfrow in the sixth round, then the potential of having him and Braxton Berrios together as Julian Edelman moves closer to retirement (thought not seeming to slow down now). This is of course if they were to be successful and make a […]
The option deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 draft picks so let’s take a look back at the first round picks and how they are faring thus far in their NFL careers and what option decisions may happen if they havent been exercised already.
Key Additions: Weston Richburg ($9.5M), Richard Sherman ($9.1M), Jerick McKinnon ($7.5M), Jonathan Cooper ($5M), Jeremiah Attaochu ($3M) Key Re-Signings: Jimmy Garoppolo ($27.5M), Garry Gilliam ($7.8M), Cassius Marsh ($3.9M), Brock Coyle ($2.8M) Key Losses: Brandon Fusco (Falcons), Aaron Lynch (Bears), Daniel Kilgore (Dolphins) Player Signings Jimmy Garoppolo- 5 Years, $137.5M, $74.1M guaranteed The 49ers made this […]
Key Additions: WR Alshon Jeffery ($9.5M), QB Nick Foles ($5.5M), WR Torrey Smith ($5M), DE Chris Long ($2.3M), G Chance Warmack($1.5M), CB Patrick Robinson ($1M)