Every week during the season I’ll take a look back at the games and select three players who are entering important stages of their contract that could have hurt their upcoming negotiations with their play on gameday. In addition we will also look at one player signed in the offseason to a new contract that did not live up to his new contract.
Russell Okung– Okung is in his contract season and given some of the recent contracts doled out these last two weeks, likely playing for some big money. The Seahawks line looked overwhelmed by the Rams defensive front this week and Okung was credited with allowing two sacks and 5 hurries by Pro Football Focus. That isn’t the kind of performance needed to earn $10+ million on his new deal. Continue reading 2015 NFL Stock Down: Week 1 »
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.