Welcome sports fans back to What’s Your Fantasy? Today we will dive into the running backs in the league. Running backs nowadays may play second to the passing game, but there was a time where running backs would put up numbers that were unheralded by today’s standards. Shaun Alexander once had 27 rushing touchdowns as a member of the Seattle Seahawks in 2005. The year … Continue reading What’s Your Fantasy? RB Projections
!!!CONTRACT ALERT!!!! New York Giants Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Signs 5-Year $95 Million Dollar Contract Eli Manning is one happy man right now. New York Giants star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has just signed a 5-year, $95-million contract ($65 million guaranteed)with the team, firmly solidifying the passing offense of the Giants. According to Spotrac, Odell will earn a base salary in the 2018 season … Continue reading Contract Alert!!!
Ladies and Gentlemen it’s football season! What better way to kick off the season than some fantasy football stuff! Fantasy football has been home to around 33 million leagues according to Forbes. As a heavy fantasy football player myself, I am a huge fan of the actual sport and the game itself. We here at the The Dollars And Sense Sports Blog have compiled a … Continue reading What’s Your Fantasy? QB Predictions
In life, when it comes to money you want to make sure it is spent appropriately. Sometimes in the game of football, that doesn’t happen and the financial consequences can set a team back years due to a stringent salary cap and the constant increasing of revenue and salaries. These are the players by position that have a salary that does not match their expectations … Continue reading The Most Worrisome Salaries of the 2018 Season
Big Money Alert!! Matt Ryan has agreed to a new 5-year $150 million dollar($100 million guaranteed) contract with the Atlanta Falcons. Ryan has been with the team since being drafted with the 3rd overall pick in 2008. Matt Ryan is the franchise leader in almost all categories and has career stats of: 3,630 of 5,593 passes (64.9 percent) for 41,796 yards with 260 touchdowns, and … Continue reading Contract Alert!
Cheap can be good sometimes. Whether you’re a regular Joe with a regular job or a billion-dollar valuated team, frugality is something that is a constant. No matter what it is always good to get some great production out of something that you paid on the low side for. This list will evaluate the top five players in the NFL in terms of contract value … Continue reading The Bargain Bin: Best Players, Best Value
Ah free agency, the Powerball of football. Basically meaning that for most fledgling teams it’s like playing the lottery. You may strike it big on a huge free agent acquisition (see Super Bowl winning quarterback Drew Brees in 2006) or you may blow a lifetime’s worth of money with no real return value. Here are some notable free agents on the market currently that would … Continue reading Free As An Agent: Best Fits For Current Free Agents (Offense Edition)
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 … Continue reading Can I Get A Raise? Players With The Biggest Yearly Contracts for 2018
Franchise Tag: (All numerical figures courtesy of Spotrac.com) The Term of the Day deals with what’s called the franchise tag. The franchise tag is basically a one year contract for players that is set at a fixed price. That number is constructed from the top five highest-paid players at their respective positions. For example, the average of the top five paid quarterbacks in 2017 was $21,268,000. … Continue reading Term of the Day
This is an overview of the different rules and penalties you will see in football. Everything is covered from false starts to how many men should be at the line of scrimmage. Some rules are pretty simple while some may not be as clear cut(yes the dreaded catch rule will be discussed). Continue reading Introduction To The Following The Rules Section