NBC Sports
updated 7/23/2013 10:47:02 PM ET 2013-07-24T02:47:02

The rookie wage scale has greatly simplified the process of negotiating rookie contracts.  So why are only 18 of 32 first-round draft picks signed? Let’s take a look at the situation, unsigned pick by unsigned pick. It starts with tackle Eric Fisher, the first overall pick in the draft.  A deal is expected before the…


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