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An in depth look at the NFL salary cap,

negotiating concepts and how player

contracts are structured within.

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Whether you are a student with aspirations of working in an
NFL front office, a sports agent, a sports writer or just an avid fan,
CRUNCHING NUMBERS will help you better understand
the intricacies of the NFL’s player’s contracts, the salary cap,
and salary cap management.

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Proration

Rookie Pool Allocation

De-Escalator

Escalators

Final League Year

Non-Football Injury/Illness List

Renegotiation

Forfeiture

Hidden Costs

Injury Waiver

Pre-June 1st

Post-June 1st

Adjustments

Offer Sheet

Proven Performance Escalator

Compensatory Draft Selection

Performance Base Pay

Poison Pill

Split Salary

Waived/Released

Voidable Years

Accrued Seasons

Adjusted Salary Cap

Unadjusted Salary Cap

Trades

CRUNCHING NUMBERS
An Inside Look At The Salary Cap And Negotiating Player Contracts

Crunching Numbers is the perfect book to gain insight into sports most unique accounting system. It explores how the National Football League (NFL) operates and continues to define success.

 

Crunching Numbers goes into great detail to explain key concepts from the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) such as signing bonuses, dead money, free agency, salary guarantees, franchise tags, forfeitures, grievances, and many more. By using practical case player examples to illustrate the concepts within the CBA, readers will learn how to calculate a player’s salary cap number and the ways in which teams manipulate those numbers to work within the NFL rules. In addition, the book will explore ways to benchmark contracts and the roles contract negotiators play in today’s NFL.

 

Whether you are a student with aspirations of working in an NFL front office, a sports agent, a sports writer or just an avid fan, Crunching Numbers will help you better understand the intricacies of the NFL’s player’s contracts, the salary cap, and salary cap management.

Crunching Numbers cited in the Media
(click on link to read)

Cincinnati.com (5/8/2017)

“Bengals Insider: Expect nothing strange in Mixon’s contract”

(http://www.cincinnati.com/story/sports/nfl/bengals/2017/05/08/running-back-joe-mixon-rookie-contract-with-cincinnati-bengals/101423144/)

 

Deadspin.com (3/9/2017)

“Who’s Getting What Now? NFL Free Agency For Dummies”

(http://deadspin.com/whos-getting-what-now-nfl-free-agency-for-dummies-1793122305)

 

The New Orleans Advocate (2/20/2017)

“Why 11th pick in NFL draft might be better for Saints than 10th

(http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/sports/saints/article_14810930-f7a1-11e6-b97d-0332e3109605.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share)

 

CNBC.com (1/29/2017)

“Get your salary cap on its the NFLs silly season”

(http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/29/get-your-salary-cap-on-its-the-nfls-silly-season.html)

San Diego Union Tribune (12/10/2016)

“For Chargers, season of injuries comes at price”

(http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sports/chargers/sd-sp-chargers-injuries-money-20161209-story.html)

 

The Washington Post (11/21/2016)

“If Redskins want to keep Kirk Cousins long term, its going to cost $100 million”

(https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fancy-stats/wp/2016/11/21/if-redskins-want-to-keep-kirk-cousins-long-term-its-going-to-cost-100-million/?utm_term=.159bfb74e8ea)

 

Succeedinfootball.com (9/29/2016)

“Crunching Numbers: An Interview with its Authors (Pt. 2)”

(https://succeedinfootball.com/2016/09/29/crunching-numbers-an-interview-with-its-authors-pt-2/)

 

Succeedinfootball.com (9/28/2016)

“Crunching Numbers: An Interview with its Authors”

(https://succeedinfootball.com/2016/09/28/crunching-numbers-an-interview-with-its-authors/)

“Crunching Numbers fills the void that has existed for years when it comes to understanding NFL contracts and the rules regarding the salary cap. An insightful read that will help anyone understand the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement and its impact on front office decision making.”

Paraag Marathe (San Francisco 49ers, Chief Strategy Officer/Executive VP of Football Operations) – September 7, 2016

“Jason and Vijay have taken a complicated subject and have broken it down in a way anyone can easily understand. A MUST read for all who want to learn about NFL contracts and the salary cap.”

Jason La Canfora (CBS Sports) – September 7, 2016

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