Packers Contracts, the Salary Cap, and More – Part 1: An Introduction to the Basics

One of the hardest things for the average fan to comprehend is how NFL contracts work and how they apply to a team’s salary cap. There are many complicated elements, rules, and exceptions that can be hard to sort out. In this series, my goal is to help you better understand how this whole system works, plus what it means to the Green Bay Packers’ current salary cap and contract concerns.

Packers Renegotiate Salary for Johnny Jolly

According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Packers have made a deal with the recently re-instated Johnny Jolly to reduce his salary from $2.5 million to $715,000 for the 2013 season. Jolly signed a 2.5M first round restricted free agent tender in 2010, before getting arrested again and subsequently being suspended by […]

How Much To Get Matt Flynn Back on the Packers?

While not exactly Packers news, I don’t think there are many readers of who aren’t at least a little bit interested in one Matt Flynn, who parlayed a couple solid games (including a spectacular week 17 game against Detroit) into a stepping stone to a NFL starting quarterback.  Most fans were sad to see […]