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2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Louisville Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater

Credit: 6magazineonline.com

Credit: 6magazineonline.com

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  • Name: Teddy Bridgewater
  • Position: Quarterback
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 218
  • Twitter: @teddyb_h2o
  • Hometown: Miami, FL
  • Birth date: November 10, 1992
  • School: Louisville Cardinals Continue reading

NFL CBA Series: Performance Incentives

RG3 beats the double a-gap blitz against the Vikings.

RG3 beats the double a-gap blitz against the Vikings.

Rookies are very limited in the types of Performance Incentives they can agree to in their contracts. While veterans can receive bonuses for attaining certain individual and team statistics and rankings, rookies can only receive incentives for play time percentage (figured out by dividing player’s total of offensive or defensive plays by the team’s total offensive or defensive plays (Art. 7, Sec. 6, (A) (f), 30). These incentives can also only be earned for a specific percentage and not for improving playtime upon a previous season. Continue reading

NFL CBA Series: Proven Performance Escalator

Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham

Saints Tight End Jimmy Graham

The Proven Performance Escalator (PPE) rewards draft choices from later rounds for contributions that exceed their draft slot. The PPE is a part of all rookie Player Contracts for anyone selected in the third through seventh rounds. First- and second-round draft choices, along with undrafted free agents, do not qualify for the PPE (Art. 7, Sec. 4, (a-b), 28). Continue reading

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