A look at some Estimated Contract figures for the top free agents in 2017.
- Evan Silva of Rotoworld.com put together estimated contract numbers for the top 100 free agents in 2017. Here are some interesting numbers from that article:
Logan Ryan - $12.5-15 million/year
Dont’a Hightower - $11-13 million/year
Larry Warford - $10-11 million/year
Riley Reiff - $8-9.5 million/year
- Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press made free agency predictions for the Detroit Lions, including the addition of Logan Ryan.
- Over the past three years, it looks like the Lions have approached free agency wisely:
NEW with 2016 data: Free Agency spending *STILL* begets losing: https://t.co/cRuQwL4ouB— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) March 6, 2017
These graphics are not pretty pic.twitter.com/xUKlB0NPdo
- Detroit Jock City takes an interesting look at the financial implications of signing Ryan, presuming his contract is around $10 million per year.
- Birkett lists 10 free agents that fit the Detroit Lions’ needs.
- DetroitLions.com reporter Tori Petry ran a sub-6.0 40-yard dash... in heels!
[email protected] ran a sub-6 40 in heels. ♀️— Detroit Lions (@Lions) March 6, 2017
Your move, @richeisen #RunRichRun #StJude pic.twitter.com/2bjinJ1ujV
- The Lions not only met with Florida defensive tackle Caleb Brantley, but they told him they’re still looking for an Ndamukong Suh replacement.
- Longtime Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway will announce his retirement on Tuesday:
[email protected] will officially announce his @NFL retirement during a press conference tomorrow. #Farewell52— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) March 6, 2017
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