John Clayton's mailbag: Colin Kaepernick's deal could serve as a new model for the way big-money contracts are structured.
Mailbag -- New CBA's option tag will allow teams to wait out the market as rookie deals expire, writes John Clayton.
The fact that the Redskins could afford DeSean Jackson is a sign that the NFC East is trending upward, writes John Clayton.
Clayton's mailbag: Do one-year gambles in free agency work? Plus: June 1 cap space, quarterback salaries and more.
Teams have plenty to spend, but there aren't many big-money players in free agency, writes John Clayton.
Stars from the 2010 and 2011 draft classes are set to command big money after their rookie deals expire, leaving teams to debate how much of the extra 2014 salary cap to carry over to future seasons, writes John Clayton.
The cap increase should be a boon to the NFC East teams that have been strapped, except for one, writes John Clayton.
Teams are already reaping benefits of salary-cap increase, while loaded CB market stands to cash in during free agency, writes John Clayton.
A $500,000 a year increase in an offer by the Denver Broncos could lead to a five-year contract for left tackle Ryan Clady, a source said.
A tight salary cap is limiting the number of $6 million-a-year contracts teams can dole out, writes John Clayton.
Teams that spend more than $100 million in free agency almost always flop, writes John Clayton.
The Seattle Seahawks have signed star safety Kam Chancellor to a multiyear contract extension.
Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.
In this tight salary-cap economy, loyalty toward long-term leaders and veterans only goes to a certain limit, writes John Clayton.
Free agency in 2013 has been fast and furious, with big deals, lots of cuts and new coaches making multiple moves, writes John Clayton.
Good teams are built through the draft, not free agency, which is risky business, writes John Clayton.