Guaranteed money at half for 2019 NFL free-agent contracts

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Guaranteed money at half for 2019 NFL free-agent contracts
Guaranteed money at half for 2019 NFL free-agent contracts

NEW YORK - Guaranteed payments for unrestricted NFL free-agent contracts this month make up just over half of the total money to be paid, down a bit from 2018, when Kirk Cousins signed a fully guaranteed $84-million deal. For the first 148 deals reached in March, the players' union says $1.116 billion is guaranteed. That's 50.15 percent of the nearly $2.227 billion in total values. Take out Cousins' three-year deal, the 2018 total drops from 52.56 percent to 48 percent. Teams also have spent far more so far in free agency this year. There were 120 contracts worth $1.836 billion at this point in 2018. Total guarantees in 2018 were $965,479,118. The average amount per contract in this free agency

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