Have you ever had that nervous pit of a feeling when it’s time for that raise at your job. Were you a part of those days of rehearsing your pitch in front of the mirror, pacing nervously back and forth and sweating with the crippling, embarrassing fear of rejection? We here at The Dollars And Sense Sports Blog understand. Former Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel recently said that he would play football for free. Whether that’s true or not, the players here won’t be playing for free at all. This article will spotlight the players that got a huge financial boost through a new yearly contract or the franchise tag. These players are ranked in no particular order.