An example to show guaranteed money and dead money in NFL Player contracts.
When a player contract is terminated, he is either free to negotiate and with a team at any time or subject to waivers. When released, a contract for a player with fewer than four credited seasons is subject to waivers at all times. The waiver system allows teams to place a claim on a player... Continue Reading →
A definition of "dead money" in NFL player contracts.
Defining salary escalators in NFL contracts.
Exploring contract incentives in NFL player contracts, as well as differentiating LTBE and NLTBE incentives.
Exploring three other types of NFL bonuses: option bonus, workout bonus, and reporting bonus.
Per-game roster bonuses.
Defining NFL roster bonuses.
Explaining signing bonuses and the proration of them in NFL contract.
During the course season, NFL players receive installments of their base or "Paragraph 5" salary. Under the new CBA, the period over which the players receive these installments are increased significantly.
Unlike its NBA and MLB counterparts, NFL contracts are not guaranteed unless specified. This article explores the three types of guaranteed money (skill, cap, injury).