Measureables Height: 6-5 Weight: 266 Age: 25 Experience: 4 seasons Status: 5th-Year Option Profile An athletic marvel with speed, quickness, power, and length, Clowney is truly a destructive, explosive, and tenacious athlete on the field. His physical and technical abilities allow him to be a versatile chess piece for the Texans defense. The South Carolina... Continue Reading →
Odell Beckham Jr. Measureables Height: 5-11 Weight: 198 Age: 25 Experience: 4 seasons Accolades: 3-Time Pro Bowler New York Giants Projected 2018 Cap Space: $6.4M (per OverTheCap.com) Profile Odell Beckham Jr. is a game changer for an offense and a franchise. As the son of a former LSU football player and a track athlete, Beckham’s an... Continue Reading →
Aaron Donald missed Week 1 last season over a contract dispute. Could he soon be the NFL highest-paid defensive player?
After being franchise by the Lions, what will it take Ziggy Ansah to agree to a long-term extension in Detroit?
After playing the 2017 season on the Franchise Tag, Le'Veon Bell is looking to be rewarded with the long-term contract he's wanted. How much will he get?
Demarcus Lawrence, the Cowboys best pass rusher since DeMarcus Ware, is an unrestricted free agent this offseason. How will the Cowboys treat is upcoming free agency?
After leading the NFL in receptions in 2017, Jarvis Landry got hit with the franchise tag...
Desmond Trufant Contract Total Value – 6 years, $77,276,000 Extension – 5 years, $69,250,000 (New Money) Desmond Trufant Contract Length The new five-year extension is in addition to the Fifth-Year Option the Falcons exercised in April 2016. Atlanta now has Trufant locked up for the next six seasons. Trufant, one of three brothers who played... Continue Reading →
Aaron Donald Contract | Los Angeles Rams | HT: 6-1 WT: 285 Age: 25 Seasons: 3 Status: Under Contract for 2017 + Fifth-Year Option (Projected) Aaron Donald Scouting Report Positives He’s the most dominant interior defensive lineman in the NFL, as well as one of the league’s best players. He’s an athletic force on the... Continue Reading →
Ray Lewis Accolades 2x Super Bowl Champion 2x Defensive Player of the Year 13x Pro Bowl 7x First-Team All-Pro 3x Second-Team All-Pro Career Stats: 2,055 tackles, 41.5 sacks, 31 INT, 81 PD, 19 FF, 20 FR Ray Lewis Contracts 1996 - 5 years, $4,675,000 2000 - 4 years, $26,000,000 2002 - 7 years, $50,000,000 2009... Continue Reading →
Reggie White Contract Details •Years: 4 •Total Value: $17,00,000 •Signing Bonus: $4.5M Reggie White Contract Structure •1993 - $3M base + $1.5M reporting bonus •1994 - $3.15M base •1995 - $2.85M base •1996 - $2M base Reggie White Free Agent Summary 1993 brought a newly found freedom for NFL players: free agency. Players with expired... Continue Reading →
This 1957 deal called for Brown to earn $12,000 during his initial season with the Cleveland Browns. 75% of this amount was to be paid in weekly installments throughout the season ($750 per game), with the remaining $3,000 to be paid at the end of the 1957 season. The written addendum (see top right) calls... Continue Reading →
Le'Veon Bell | Pittsburgh Steelers | 2017 NFL Free Agency HT: 6-1 WT: 225 Age: 25 Seasons: 4 Status: UFA **UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Steelers placed the Exclusive franchise tag on Bell.** Pittsburgh Steelers Salary Cap Space (Top 51): $36.63M RB Franchise Tag: $12.12M (Joel Corry) Le'Veon Bell Scouting Report Positives The most diverse running back... Continue Reading →
Antonio Brown | Pittsburgh Steelers | NFL Contract Analysis Total Contract Value – 5 years, $72.71M, $15.54M APY Total Extension Value – 4 years, $68M, $17M APY Antonio Brown Contract Structure Length - 5 Years This contract is a four-year extension on top of the final year of his prior contract. The total five-year length... Continue Reading →
Types of Free Agents UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENT A player with four-or-more accrued seasons and an expired contract is an unrestricted free agent. Unrestricted free agents are free to negotiate with any team. RESTRICTED FREE AGENT A player with three accrued seasons and an expired contract is a restricted free agent. A restricted free agent is... Continue Reading →
Jimmy Graham Measureables Height: 6-7 Weight: 260 Age: 31 Experience: 8 seasons Status: Unrestricted Free Agent 5-Time Pro Bowler, 1-Time 1st-Team All-Pro Jimmy Graham Profile Graham hasn’t been the centerpiece of an offense that he was in New Orleans earlier in his career. He’s still one of the most dangerous weapons at the tight end... Continue Reading →
Below is a brief history of free agency, and at times the lack thereof, in the NFL. The Reserve Rule (1920-1946) The reserve rule allowed teams with right to resign a player in perpetuity. Players could not move on to another team by choice. Players really had three options: play for the same team, get... Continue Reading →
Malcolm Butler Measureables Height: 5-11 Weight: 190 Age: 27 Experience: 4 seasons Status: Unrestricted Free Agent Malcolm Butler Profile In Super Bowl XLIX, Butler made a play that would change his life forever. In Super Bowl 52, Butler became a major narrative for not playing a single defensive snap. Butler had played the most snaps... Continue Reading →