Category Archives: Contracts

Jay Cutler and the Bears’ Contract Dilemma

The recent play of Josh McCown may have added a new wrinkle to the contract implications between the Chicago Bears and Jay Cutler. McCown has played well in his five starts for the Bears this season, completing 66.8 percent of … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Joe Flacco’s Contract

Joe Flacco is the highest paid QB in NFL history. He is making $100,000 more per year on his contract than Drew Brees is. In fact, he basically one-upped Brees’ contract on just about every level. It is quite obvious … Continue reading

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Restructuring Contracts and Extensions

Now that you have the basis for understanding the difference of cap implications between salaries and signing bonuses, let’s talk about how teams can manipulate these to help create cap space. Restructuring is actually very simple. It’s basically when a … Continue reading

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