Andrew<br />Brandt
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Andrew
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Business of Football
On Prospect Maturity, Domestic Violence and Players We Don’t Know
On Prospect Maturity, Domestic Violence and Players We Don’t Know
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
The Dallas Cowboys Have Done It Again
The Dallas Cowboys Have Done It Again
Once ruled by emotion and impulse, the Cowboys finally appeared to be making sound decisions. Then they signed Greg Hardy, restructured Tony Romo’s contract and who knows what could happen next?
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
On Punishment, Real-Talk Translations and Why the NFL Needs To Lighten Up
On Punishment, Real-Talk Translations and Why the NFL Needs To Lighten Up
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
On Hardy, Borland and a Hyperactive Offseason
On Hardy, Borland and a Hyperactive Offseason
Making some sense of Greg Hardy’s contract with the Cowboys, Chris Borland’s preemptive retirement and the rest of the news from Week 2 of the league year
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
De Smith Stays. Will Anything Change?
De Smith Stays. Will Anything Change?
Despite vocal discontent from a host of challengers, DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected for another three years as the NFLPA’s boss. Will the players’ lot, or union-league relations, improve?
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
An Explosive Start to the NFL’s New Season
An Explosive Start to the NFL’s New Season
Recapping the signings, trades and retirements that sent shockwaves through the league at the onset of free agency
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
Trades, Tags, Salary Caps and Free Agency: Making Sense of the Offseason
Trades, Tags, Salary Caps and Free Agency: Making Sense of the Offseason
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
The Salary Cap Myth, and More Insights Into Deal-Making Season
The Salary Cap Myth, and More Insights Into Deal-Making Season
In the right hands, the cap can be a useful tool for managing rosters—or a useful excuse for getting rid of an unwanted player. Plus, thoughts on Larry Fitzgerald’s contract savvy and the leverage of Los Angeles stadium plans
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
The Hardy Conundrum
The Hardy Conundrum
His court case ultimately dismissed, Greg Hardy must now face NFL justice for a domestic violence conviction that the North Carolina legal system overturned. How will he be punished? And who’s making that decision?
By Andrew Brandt
Business of Football
A New Season Begins
A New Season Begins
The official start of the offseason marks the transition from “we time” to “me time” for NFL players. Here are 12 offseason predictions about who will get paid, who won’t, and how ongoing controversies will be resolved
By Andrew Brandt