Showing posts with category "nfl salaries"

Uncapped Season Begins in NFL

Do you feel a bit more uninhibited this morning? In a free-wheeling mood? A lot of NFL front office types do, because as of 12:01am, the NFL entered territory

August 17, 2022
tags
collective bargaining

"Fair" Shares in the NFL

Well-connected NFL observers and writers predict a work stoppage, although 11th hour settlements are not uncommon.  When the talk of breakdown in the NFL' s

August 17, 2022
tags
general

Inter Milan 3 Manchester City 0

I attended the Inter Milan-Manchester City "friendly" last night at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Here is an article describing the game. From my

August 18, 2022
tags
mrp

NFL First Rounders: Paid Too Much or Too Little?

After the NFL draft, Joel Rose, a reporter from Marketplace asked me about the high salaries of first rounders and whether a rookie pay scale made sense.

August 10, 2022
tags
nfl; salaries

Franchise tag economics

The NFL is approaching the deadline after which players become free agents, and are able to negotiate with other teams. The salary cap puts teams in the

August 17, 2022
tags
labor markets

NFL Draft Shenanigans

Entry drafts are used by all professional sports leagues in North America to allocate incoming talent to teams. They create monopsony power for teams because

August 18, 2022
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draft