(BVM) — The acquisition of talent is crucial to winning on Sundays, but maybe an even more important task for an NFL general manager is to get value where you can. The ability to manage a salary cap at a high level and knowing every little loophole in the CBA could be what allows a team to build championship-caliber depth.
The best general managers do a little bit of both.
A top talent on a team-friendly deal is the most valuable thing in football, so when that could be pulled off, it quickly increases the worth of the player.
These are the five contracts in the NFL that best fit that billing.