NFL Game Pass

NFL Game Pass is full of features for NFL fans in general, but also provides access to features to help the user better understand some of the nuances of the game. By accessing the Coaches Film section, you will have access to the “All-22” angle where all players on the field are shown throughout the play and the “High End Zone” view which is from a high angle above the goal post. With these particular views, you will see the Continue ReadingNFL Game Pass

Players approve new NFL CBA

By a relatively close vote of 1,109 to 959, NFL players approved the new collective bargaining agreement, which will cover the next 11 seasons, including the 2020 season, which would have been the last season covered by the 2011 CBA. Here is the statement from the NFLPA. Our statement on the CBA vote: — NFLPA (@NFLPA) March 15, 2020 Stay tuned to for more info regarding the new CBA and how agreement impacts all those involved in the Continue ReadingPlayers approve new NFL CBA

Creative contracts: signing bonuses and void years

The NFL’s salary cap is a hard cap. However, accounting and contract maneuvers can help teams create salary cap room in a current season, though not without impacting the salary cap in a future season. In this post we will discuss the basics of signing bonuses. We will also discuss a contract mechanism which teams have used to have portions of a signing bonus allocated against the salary cap in a specific future season. Signing bonus basics Signing bonuses are Continue ReadingCreative contracts: signing bonuses and void years

Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown and the impact to the Steelers salary cap

Two of the bigger media concerns during this NFL offseason has been how the Le’Veon Bell and the Antonio Brown situations would be resolved. The majority of the reporting on these player matters has dealt with these issues in isolation. However, this is an example of how roster construction and salary cap management must be looked at by the teams on a holistic level, not solely on a player by player level. The reality is that by resolving both the Continue ReadingLe’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown and the impact to the Steelers salary cap

All About the NFL Scouting Combine

The NFL Scouting Combine takes place each year in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year’s combine began on February 26th and ended yesterday (March 4th). As this event has been in the news for the last week I want to provide a brief overview of what exactly the combine is. Like other NFL events (such as the NFL Draft), the combine wasn’t always an event that had non-stop television and media coverage. But, NFL fans no longer believe in an offseason. To Continue ReadingAll About the NFL Scouting Combine

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If you are reading this when it was published, in February of 2019, the expiration of the NFL CBA is just over two years from now. The CBA, between the NFL and the NFL Players, is set to expire after the 2020 NFL season. The latest news and analysis indicates that there will be difficult negotiations ahead between the owners and the players before an agreement is reached for the 2021 season and beyond. This site and blog is intended to Continue ReadingWelcome to