The Most Outrageous Contracts of the 2013 NFL Free-Agency Period

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The Most Outrageous Contracts of the 2013 NFL Free-Agency Period
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The St. Louis Rams paid Jared Cook like he's already reached his full potential. Unfortunately, he isn't even close.

In free agency, NFL teams are generally trying to improve their rosters. Unfortunately, they sometimes offer outrageous contracts to make that happen.

Sometimes that can be a good thing. For example, a team getting a hometown discount or paying way under the market value for a player would be outrageous in a good way.

However, most outrageous contracts overpay a player. Think of Albert Haynesworth and the Washington Redskins, and you'll have a good idea of what we're talking about here.

Through the first few weeks of free agency, we've seen teams offer a number of over-the-top contracts. Today we'll break down those contracts and let you know why they're the most outrageous of the 2013 free-agency period.

 

All contract information, unless otherwise noted, comes from Spotrac.com.

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