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Limited supply of free-agent cornerbacks could lead to big deals, sources say
Limited supply of free-agent cornerbacks could lead to big deals, sources say

The supply of cornerbacks in free agency isn't expected to meet the demand around the NFL, which could lead to inflation in the price of defensive backs, according to league sources. The market ceiling will probably be established by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell, with an annual average salary of $8 million to $10 million predicted. That could boost contract offers for teams that don't land Maxwell, helping the Houston Texans' Kareem Jackson, San Diego Chargers' Brandon Flowers, Cleveland Browns' Buster Skrine and Green Bay Packers' Davon House. Those players could be in line for deals ranging between $5 million and $7 million annually. ...

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