Franchise tag drop helps teams
Change in how values are calculated is giving players less leverage
Values for NFL franchises couldn't be higher.
The new collective bargaining agreement gave the NFL 10 years of labor peace. The league cut a deal that provided teams a better percentage of revenues. Network television extensions add billions to the fortunes of the league.
How did the value of franchise players drop?
Franchise wide receivers dropped from $11.3 million to $9.4 million. Quarterbacks went from $16 million to $14.4 million. Running backs fell from $9.5 million to ...
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