The Dallas Cowboys Should Add Adrian Peterson

By Michael Burke The NFL Offseason is always a chess match. Agents for the players make salary demands, issue threats, and even try to drum up "luke warm" interest from other clubs. Teams try and keep their salary cap manageable, making lowball offers and negotiating until the terms are right. Players over value themselves, teams over estimate … [Read more...]

Rams seeking a suitor for the 2nd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft?

The NFL draft is just under 50 days away. One of the more intriguing teams this year is the St. Louis Rams. The Rams are primed with the 2nd overall pick as a result of the 2012 RGIII trade with the Washington Redskins. The Rams are also armed with the 13th pick in the draft following a 7-9 season. Meeting of the minds With NFL executives … [Read more...]

NFL Cap Management: Some trades don’t make dollars or sense

It’s easy to throw out the notion of a trade; the idea to get equal or greater value, putting your club in a better CAP situation and or with a prime pick in the coming draft.  If only it were that easy. Real time example Player finds himself on a team entering 2013 League Year (LY) almost $24.0M over projected CAP.  His individual charge as a … [Read more...]

A narrow focus can blur the “big picture” when scouting NFL talent

San Francisco GM Trent Baalke recently said, "From a philosophical standpoint, we’re not going to be major players in free agency."  Green Bay’s Ted Thompson has stated, “From (former Packers general manager) Ron Wolf, first and foremost. He's who I went to work for in '92, and he was a strong believer that you build the core of your team around … [Read more...]