Here are 10 NFL players who are having killer contract seasons

October 11th, 2018

It’s as American as apple pie, as true as blue, and in the NFL, players have been delivering career years on them since the dawn of free agency in 1993. Deion Sanders did it in 1994, when he joined the San Francisco 49ers and won the AP’s Defensive Player of the Year and the Super Bowl before bolting for Dallas the next offseason. When I started covering the NFL full-time in 2013, that’s when I got an appreciation for how real the contract season phenomenon is, and why it’s so.