Explanation of how to compare contracts that were signed under a previous contract.
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).
Le’Veon Bell Age: 27 Height: 6-1 Weight: 225 Experience: 5 seasons Potential Suitors: Jets, Colts, Eagles, Buccaneers, Raiders, Texans Profile The biggest name in the 2019 free agent class, Le’Veon Bell is, in his own words, “Free at last.” After playing the 2017 season on the franchise tag and sitting out the 2018 season because... Continue Reading →
Earl Thomas Age: 29 Height: 5-10 Weight: 202 Experience: 9 seasons Potential Suitors: Cowboys, Chargers, Chiefs, 49ers, Packers, Falcons Free Agent Profile Instincts. Range. Ball skills. Centerfielder. Enforcer. Earl Thomas is all of it wrapped into a 5-10 frame. One of the best safeties of his era, Thomas is the only player with 25+ interceptions... 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 →
Aaron Donald missed Week 1 last season over a contract dispute. Could he soon be the NFL highest-paid defensive player?
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?