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Aaron Rodgers Gets 4-Year, $134 Million Extension

Aaron Rodgers Gets 4-Year, $134 Million Extension

The final domino to fall in this summer's quarterback payment extravaganza has fallen, as Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have agreed to a four-year extension that takes his contract through 2023 when he'll be 40 years old. The early numbers say the new deal averages $33.5 million in new money over the four years, including a record $57.5 million signing bonus.

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FOA 2018 Media: SB Nation (FINAL UPDATE)

FOA 2018 Media: SB Nation (FINAL UPDATE)

Once again this year, we've worked with SB Nation to answer questions about Football Outsiders Almanac 2018 and the upcoming NFL season. We'll post answers for each team as they are published. (Click to read more.)

SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Interns for Injury Database

SITE NEWS: FO Seeks Interns for Injury Database

We are looking to hire two interns to work on the injury database for the 2018 NFL season.

Odell Beckham Gets Paid

Odell Beckham Gets Paid

The New York Giants have signed wide receiver Odell Beckham to a five-year, $96 million contract extension. He is guaranteed $65 million, the most ever for a wide receiver, and will average more than $20 million over the next three years.

According to Kevin Patra of NFL.com, the only players in the league with more guaranteed money are Matt Ryan and Kirk Cousins. The deal will average $19 million per year, second among non-quarterbacks behind Von Miller.

Monday Morning Digest: Preseason Questions Left Unanswered

Monday Morning Digest: Preseason Questions Left Unanswered

Featuring Adrian Peterson skepticism and Tom Brady riding on a moonbeam with Alex Guerrero.

FOA 2018 Media: Deadspin

FOA 2018 Media: Deadspin

Still haven't bought your copy of Football Outsiders Almanac 2018? Do you need more convincing? If so, check out our annual feature on Deadspin, with a one-paragraph excerpt from each of the 32 NFL team chapters in FOA 2018.

Player Tracking Data is Next Step in NFL's Analytics Revolution

Player Tracking Data is Next Step in NFL's Analytics Revolution

Seth Walder dips just a little bit into what teams are going to be able to accomplish with the player tracking data. There's going to be a lot of machine learning going on, and a few teams are going to get into this much faster and get a clear advantage on the other teams for a few years.

3 comments, Last at 27 Aug 2018, 9:28am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin
The Browns' Suckiness Defies Math And Reason

The Browns' Suckiness Defies Math And Reason

Neil Paine at FiveThirtyEight has put together a fun feature (well, it's fun if you're not from northeast Ohio) showing that entering their 20th season since returning to the NFL, the Cleveland Browns are basically right back where they started: an expansion-quality team.

2 comments, Last at 23 Aug 2018, 7:38am by jtr
Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Research Papers Competition

Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Research Papers Competition

The Sloan Sports Analytics Conference is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2018 Research Papers Competition. The conference showcases cutting-edge research that in past years has been featured in top media outlets and even changed the way sports are analyzed. We would especially cherish the opportunity to highlight some of best work going on in the world of football analytics. In addition to presenting at the conference, the researchers with the top football paper will also be given the opportunity to share their insights here on Football Outsiders.

1 comment, Last at 21 Aug 2018, 11:08am by Aaron Brooks Good Twin
Monday Morning Digest: Overreacting to Preseason Week 1

Monday Morning Digest: Overreacting to Preseason Week 1

Featuring an exclusive transcript of the Cam Newton-Kelvin Benjamin confrontation. Let's just say it was such a classic confrontation that it was downright Elizabethan.

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