The NFL Proven Performance Escalator in rookie contracts has changed dramatically under the new CBA. See those changes here.
The Proven Performance Escalator (PPE) rewards draft choices from later rounds for contributions that exceed their draft slot. The PPE is a part of all rookie contracts for any player selected in rounds 3-7. First- and second-round draft choices, along with undrafted free agents, do not qualify for the PPE (Art. 7, Sec. 4, (a-b),... Continue Reading →