Andrew Brandt

Andrew Brandt

Business at the 2024 NFL Combine Means It’s Time for the Front Office to Shine
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Business at the 2024 NFL Combine Means It’s Time for the Front Office to Shine

The annual event may be geared toward April’s draft, but with free agency on the calendar, the league’s gathering in Indianapolis serves other purposes, too.

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The NFL’s Gambling Hypocrisy at 2024 Super Bowl and Brock Purdy’s Pay Day
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The NFL’s Gambling Hypocrisy at 2024 Super Bowl and Brock Purdy’s Pay Day

Hosting the Super Bowl in Las Vegas is the culmination of the league’s reversal on sports betting. Plus, why the 49ers QB is the most underpaid player in football.

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Why There Was No Market for Bill Belichick to Coach in 2024
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Why There Was No Market for Bill Belichick to Coach in 2024

NFL teams are paying for future performance, not past accomplishments. Plus, the Taylor Swift–Travis Kelce impact on the league, impressions of the 49ers and Chiefs and more in Andrew Brandt’s 10 insights on coaching moves and the playoffs.

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Jordan Love’s Packers Are a Model Franchise Amid a Changing NFL
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Jordan Love’s Packers Are a Model Franchise Amid a Changing NFL

Coaching changes across the NFL signal it’s harder than ever to achieve longevity in pro football, but Green Bay’s trust in its ‘draft and develop’ approach says otherwise.

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Examining Russell Wilson’s Benching and Broncos’ Contract Ultimatum
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Examining Russell Wilson’s Benching and Broncos’ Contract Ultimatum

Our Business of Football analyst draws on his experience negotiating NFL deals to look at what happened between Denver and its quarterback.

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NFL 2023: Top 10 Business of Football Stories of the Year
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NFL 2023: Top 10 Business of Football Stories of the Year

From public money for stadiums, to trends in QB and RB contracts, to Taylor Swift bringing in new viewers, here is what moved the needle this year.

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One-and-Done Coaches Are Becoming a Trend
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One-and-Done Coaches Are Becoming a Trend

Frank Reich got to only 11 games with the Panthers. Plus, why the Jets should regret building their whole 2023 plan around Aaron Rodgers.

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How the Business of College Football Is Now Mirroring That of the NFL
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How the Business of College Football Is Now Mirroring That of the NFL

Jim Harbaugh’s suspension, Texas A&M’s coaching change and injuries to Joe Burrow and Deshaun Watson show how CFB is mirroring the NFL’s business.

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The Future of the NFL Abroad Is Bright but Still a Work in Progress
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The Future of the NFL Abroad Is Bright but Still a Work in Progress

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Caleb Williams Is Going to Sign a Standard Contract Like Every Other Draft Pick
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Caleb Williams Is Going to Sign a Standard Contract Like Every Other Draft Pick

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Two NFL Teams Have Already Shed Regrettable Free Agent Contracts
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Two NFL Teams Have Already Shed Regrettable Free Agent Contracts

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Examining Patrick Mahomes’s Contract Restructure and a New NFL Ownership Committee
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Examining Patrick Mahomes’s Contract Restructure and a New NFL Ownership Committee

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