How the Smartest NFL Teams Spend Money - WSJ.com
NFL rules that limit spending mean each franchise starts with virtually the same resources. But after analyzing the numbers, here are three lessons to take away.
Valentine's View: These are interesting. The most discouraging thing about the Giants' spending? They spent $65.8 million for defensive players, compared to $46.6 million on offense, and wound up with a defense ranked 31st in the league. No NFL team spent more money on defensive players.