Fortune, they say, favors the bold.
That would bode well for teams making waves in this year's NFL free-agent market. After all, there is nothing bolder than building through free agency in a league slanted toward the draft and player development.
If only it were that easy. If only fortune-cookie platitudes told us all we needed to know about complex business dealings worth multiple millions of dollars.
If they did, the Philadelphia Eagles would be world champions. Of course the Eagles are on the precipice of a coaching change, and spending seems to have, at best, a love-hate relationship with winning.
All that said, which of this offseason's many dice rolls will come up roses?
Read on for best guesses, and, from the looks of things, more meandering prose.
A note on salaries:
Details of all contracts are not yet public. I did my best to find information on total and guaranteed money, but in some cases, we're left to fill in the blanks.