Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

30 Apr 2010, 12:40pm by J.I. Halsell

Under The Cap: Post-Draft Cuts

The NFL Draft is the beginning of the careers of hundreds of players, but it also means the end of the road for others. J.I. Halsell predicts the players who are soon to be cut.

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43 comments, Last at 06 May 2010, 7:59pm by AlanSP

14 Apr 2010, 11:48am by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Projecting McNabb's Contract

Now that the Redskins have a new franchise quarterback, how will they fit him in financially? J.I. Halsell once again revisits his old employers to figure that out.

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4 comments, Last at 15 Apr 2010, 5:48am by tuluse

24 Mar 2010, 10:40am by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Redskins Utilizing the Uncapped Year

By renegotiating the contracts of Albert Haynesworth and DeAngelo Hall, the Redskins have successfully leveraged the uncapped year to their advantage.

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33 comments, Last at 12 Mar 2012, 11:15pm by The Blog

15 Mar 2010, 03:03pm by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Reviewing the Mega-Money Deals

J.I. Halsell shows how the big contracts from the beginning of free agency don't differ much from years past.

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21 comments, Last at 22 Mar 2010, 11:16pm by J.I. Halsell

24 Feb 2010, 06:28pm by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Pre-Combine Moves

J.I. Halsell explains what is happening with Joey Porter and Brian Westbrook, why the Saints might be inclined to let Darren Sharper walk, and clarifies the "Upgraded Tender."

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16 comments, Last at 26 Feb 2010, 10:52pm by Brendan Scolari

12 Feb 2010, 02:29pm by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Front Office Decisions

For the front office person, February is one of the most exciting parts of the football year. For players like Lofa Tatupu, it is the most worrisome. Surprised? J.I. explains why.

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25 comments, Last at 24 Feb 2010, 12:55pm by C

27 Jan 2010, 11:54am by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Poison Pill

Could 2010 see a revival of the "poison pill" contract? J.I. thinks that the slate of quality restricted free agents may be too much for teams to resist.

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44 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2010, 4:11pm by bitter hawk fan

25 Dec 2009, 11:30am by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Top Ten Kickers and Punters

J.I. completes his survey of the league's top starters' contracts with a look at specialists: the guys who put the "foot" in "football."

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27 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2009, 4:41pm by J.I. Halsell

18 Dec 2009, 12:09pm by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Top Ten Safeties

Timing is everything in the world of NFL contracts, as a matter of months can mean millions of guaranteed dollars lost when negotiating a new deal. Just ask Troy Polamalu.

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41 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2009, 2:51pm by IanWhetstone

11 Dec 2009, 08:56am by J.I. Halsell

Under the Cap: Top Ten Cornerbacks

You've heard of the term "shutdown corner," but are their contracts similarly dominant? J.I. Halsell's analysis of of the league's top cornerback contracts may surprise you.

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31 comments, Last at 15 Dec 2009, 9:49pm by tuluse