Since the Super Bowl 19 name value players have been released from their contracts and today the first one of those players actually signed a new contract when Earl Mitchell agreed to a four year, $16 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers. While we don’t know the full details Matt Maiocco tweeted out that the first year salary is $5.5 million which is a pretty nice haul for a player who was released in part because his former team determined paying him $4 million for the season was too high. Continue reading 49ers Sign Earl Mitchell »
Jason is the founder of OTC and has been studying NFL contracts and the salary cap for over 15 years. Jason has co-authored two books about the NFL, Crunching Numbers and the Drafting Stage, which are widely circulated in the industry and hosts the OTC Podcast. Jason’s work has been featured in various publications including the Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, NFL Network and more. OTC is widely considered the leading authority on contract matters in the NFL.