NFL Signing Bonuses Explained

NFL Signing Bonuses Explained
Signing bonuses are often used by teams as a way to get players to sign back-heavy contracts. Signing bonuses are guaranteed money, meaning that the player is guaranteed this money whether or not the player plays or even stays with the team. The player usually receives the money within the first 12-to-18 months after signing […]

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The Friday Five: Joel Corry

The Friday Five: Joel Corry
Joel Corry is a former sports agent and is a NFL contracts and salary cap expert for CBS Sports. He is also a member of the faculty for Sports Management World Wide where he teaches courses for aspiring sports agents. We caught up with Joel Corry for this week’s Friday Five… Who is your biggest […]

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What Are Void Years in an NFL Contract?

What Are Void Years in an NFL Contract?
Over the past few seasons, the term void years has become very common when discussing NFL player contract structures. This contract mechanism became especially popular this past offseason due to the NFL salary cap decreasing from 2020 for the first time since 2011 when the new league CBA changed how the salary cap was calculated. […]

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What is Dead Money?

What is Dead Money?
The salary cap is one of the most misunderstood areas of football, and the term Dead money is often misinterpreted in regard to calculating a salary cap charge. This brief explanation will define what the term means, how it is calculated, and its potential implications. What is Dead Money? Dead money is a salary cap […]

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