Best & Worst: 2013 Offseason NFL Signings

With the 2013 NFL season now more than half way completed, we’ll take a quick look back to the major multi-year signings of the 2013 offseason. This can include free agent signings, drafted rookie signings, or teams simply re-signing their own players to long-term extensions.

By drawing in the current True Value Statistic for each player we can assess if the signing was a good/bad value thus far. The following players are the Best and Worst value signings from the 2013 offseason.

Best Value Signings

POS Player TVS 2013 Cap
QB Tony Romo (DAL) 12.22 (4th) $11,818,833 (12th)
QB Aaron Rodgers (GB) 12.05 (5th) $12,000,000 (11th)
RB Giovani Bernard (CIN) 13.3 (1st) $955,153 (40th)
RB Danny Woodhead (SD) 9.78 (2nd) $1,250,000 (35th)
WR Keenan Allen (SD) 9.93 (4th) $558,450 (128th)
WR Brian Hartline (MIA) 7.10 (9th) $2,115,000 (55th)
TE Benjamin Watson (NO) 6.93 (7th) $1,350,000 (32nd)
LT Jake Long (STL) 18.52 (2nd) $4,250,000 (14th)
LG Kory Lichtensteiger (WAS) 10.08 (5th) $1,800,000 (37th)
C Manuel Ramirez (DEN) 12.20 (2nd) $981,666 (32nd)
RG Louis Vasquez (DEN) 13.96 (1st) $3,250,000 (21st)
DT Glenn Dorsey (SF) 8.58 (7th) $2,207,500 (24th)
DE Sheldon Richardson (NYJ) 16.05 (6th) $1,828,000 (62nd)
LB Elvis Dumervil (BAL) 15.82 (3rd) $2,500,000 (45th)
LB Junior Gallette (NO) 10.22 (11th) $1,700,000 (67th)
CB Sean Smith (KC) 7.27 (10th) $3,000,000 (28th)
S Eric Reid (SF) 5.40 (9th) $1,541,952 (42nd)

Worst Value Signings

POS Player TVS 2013 Cap
QB Joe Flacco (BAL) -11.45 (31st) $6,800,000 (17th)
RB Chris Ivory (NYJ) -5.48 (44th) $1,500,000 (32nd)
WR Mike Wallace (MIA) -5.39 (63rd) $3,250,000 (38th)
TE Brandon Myers (NYG) -6.93 (49th) $1,125,000 (39th)
LT Sam Baker (ATL) -13.68 (30th) $3,000,000 (19th)
C Max Unger (SEA) -2.73 (24th) $6,000,000 (4th)
RG Chance Warmack (TEN) -4.23 (22nd) $2,212,118 (30th)
DT Roy Miller (JAC) -10.28 (46th) $1,800,000 (33rd)
DE Desmond Bryant (CLE) -7.87 (55th) $8,000,000 (12th)
LB Philip Wheeler (MIA) -6.19 (91st) $2,400,000 (49th)
CB Derek Cox (SD) -6.59 (59th) $2,100,000 (44th)
S Reshad Jones (S) -9.91 (29th) $1,670,075 (38th)
K Sebastian Janikowski (OAK) -38.45 (32nd) $4,960,000 (1st)

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Article by: Michael Ginnitti

Managing Editor of Spotrac