Explanation of how to compare contracts that were signed under a previous contract.
The NFL Proven Performance Escalator in rookie contracts has changed dramatically under the new CBA. See those changes here.
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 →