Every year, “Madden NFL” rates the skills of nearly 3,000 professional players based on more than 50 different attributes. Just five players have managed to earn a 99 overall rating, the game’s highest possible player score. Seven players made the “99 Club” last year. The creators of “Madden NFL 20” […]
Because of the way NFL contracts are structured, there is no easy way to define “highest-paid players.” Is the player with the highest salary? Well, most top players get a huge chunk of their money in signing bonuses. Is it the highest average annual salary? Well, that considers the entire […]
Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams have agreed to terms on a contract extension that will make him the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history. The six-year extension is reportedly worth $US135 million and comes with $US87 million guaranteed, making Donald the first non-quarterback to average more than $US20 […]
Aaron Donald and Khalil Mack have won the past two Defensive Player of the Year awards, but both players are absent from their teams just days before the start of 2018 while waiting on a new contract. Both players are expected to reset the market at their respective position, and […]
Several big-name NFL players are once again holding out of training camp and preseason for new contracts. While the goal is to obviously get a better deal, former NFL coach and analyst Tony Dungy noted that the physical nature of the sport makes getting paid while you can all the […]
Aaron Donald’s holdout reached a new level on Tuesday. Because Donald did not report to the Los Angeles Rams, he lost an accrued season and will be a restricted free agent instead of an unrestricted free agent if the two sides don’t agree on a new deal. Donald is seeking […]
Aaron Donald is once again absent at the start of training camp for the Los Angeles Rams as he holds out for a new contract. Donald is still on his rookie deal, and would currently be the 38th highest-paid defensive lineman in the league despite being the reigning Defensive Player […]
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