On month ago today, the second and third rounds of the 2015 NFL draft unfolded. In that time, 87.5 percent of all 256 draft picks have signed their contract.
That’s 224 total picks signed, sealed, and delivered.
Of the 32 unsigned picks, 10 were taken in round one, with Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota being the highest pick not yet signed. Nine of the 32 unsigned picks were selected by the Rams; they’ll sign the whole class in one fell swoop at the end of the offseason program, after coach Jeff Fisher explains to them what happens to their money.
In past years, Fisher has had an armored car deliver $1 million in cash, so that he could demonstrate how much of the money gets siphoned away by the taxes and agent fees, and so that they’ll understand that those 17 game checks issued during football season must last for all 52 weeks of the year.