NFL: Sam Bradford and Tim Tebow Sign Contracts, So Who Signs Next?

July 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two key camp holdouts were avoided in the NFL late this week as Sam Bradford and Tim Tebow both agreed to contracts.
Bradford, the No. 1 overall pick, reportedly signed with the Rams for $86 million over six years, with $50 million guaranteed, in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
That's an almost absurd amount of money, but the quarterback "premium," along with his No. 1 overall slot, guaranteed his contract would have to be nothing short of staggering.
Tebow signed a five-year, $33 million contract, with $8.75 million guaranteed, on Thursday.
Signing first-round draft picks always has had a certain amount of drama to it, as the players and agents duel with the front office to maximize what, for some, will be their only big money contract.
For the Rams, they need look no further than Oakland and the fresh wound that is JaMarcus Russell to know just how badly missing on a No. 1 overall quarterback pick can screw up a team.
Bradford seems like a safer pick ...

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