13 Worst Signings From NFL Free Agency
There are many ways to screw up a free agency signing. You can overpay for a guy, sign a guy you don’t need, or sabotage your cap space with a pricey player. All of these things happened this year.
Among the biggest losers: the Giants, Colts, Raiders, and Lions.
Golden Tate (wide receiver), Detroit Lions
Contract: five years, $31 million
Why it’s bad: He’s still young. But $13 million guaranteed to a third wide receiver with modest numbers is a lot, especially for a team with as many holes as the Lions.