CBA change may stagnate extensions
Option tag will allow teams to wait out the market as rookie deals expire
NFL teams haven't had trouble spending money in free agency.
As of Sunday, 255 players have been signed or re-signed off the unrestricted free-agent list, leaving about 150 players still looking for jobs. With $336.1 million of cap room remaining, more deals will get done, most of them one-year contracts at minimum salary.
But don't expect a rash of huge contract extensions anytime soon. Current market conditions aren't favorable for long-term deals.
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