Thoughts on Russell Okung’s Contract with the Broncos

The Russell Okung contract figures came out today and there have been primarily negative opinions on the contract he signed with the Denver Broncos. For those unaware Okung acted as his own agent and represented himself in these negotiations. That decision immediately put many people tied to the agent community in a position where anything […]

Backloading Contracts and Mortgaging the Future

When teams sign a player to a certain contract value they have a general expectation of return based on that salary figure. The salary cap numbers, however, can be manipulated pretty easily as some teams will create an incredibly low cap figure early in a contract only to see that contract explode in later years […]