Defining salary escalators in NFL contracts.
Exploring contract incentives in NFL player contracts, as well as differentiating LTBE and NLTBE incentives.
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).