The League

THE QUESTION

Are Rookies Overpaid?

What, if anything, should the NFL do to reform its compensation structure that pays untested rookies more than future Hall of Famers?

Posted by Emil Steiner on April 24, 2009 10:00 AM
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Posted by Doug Farrar, on April 26, 2009 3:30 AM

Draft Feed

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Posted by Cindy Boren, on April 25, 2009 4:01 PM

Rookie Cap Talks Likely

Expect Matthew Stafford's deal with the Detroit Lions to renew calls for a more restrictive rookie wage scale to be implemented as part of the next labor deal.

Posted by Mark Maske, on April 25, 2009 10:56 AM

Rookie Salary Cap Needed

Rookies should indeed be capped at a certain level like the NBA does, but how?

Posted by Dan Levy, on April 24, 2009 12:57 PM

Players Deserve More

OK, I am an agent but the overall numbers indicate that the system is broken in favor of the teams.

Posted by Peter Schaffer, on April 24, 2009 12:52 PM

NFL Has It Backward

In the NFL, lack of experience is essentially rewarded. Where's the equity in there?

Posted by Gene Wang, on April 24, 2009 12:14 PM

FEATURED COMMENTS

ozpunk: I think that salaries should be capped depending on what round they are selected in, but their rookie contracts should allow for a clause to...

kathymac1: Why would you think a 21 year old who gets 20 million dollars for throwing a ball around is overpaid I don't understand...

CharlesNewsomeSR: Professional athletes are overpaid in geneneral. The owners and players apparently have no concern about how their greed impacts the sports ...

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