Simulated Football Roster Options

Free Agent Auctions

  • Auction values are in whole dollars.

Free Agent Drafts

Rookie Drafts

  • After the NFL draft has concluded and teams have designated keepers, there will be a draft of NFL rookies.
  • Draft order shall be in the order of the previous season's final standings (worst to first).
  • The draft will be 4 rounds.
  • Rookie salaries will be 1 each and count towards the salary cap.

Multi-Year Contracts

  • 4 Year: 12
  • 3 Year: 6
  • 2 Year: 4
  • 1 Year: 4
  • Total: 26

Head Coaches

  • An auction or draft of NFL team head coaches (not individuals) is held in January.
  • Each team shall acquire 1 Head Coach (HC).
  • Head Coaches are kept the entire year, and can not be added, traded, or dropped.
  • Scoring for Head Coaches is detailed here.
  • Head Coaches automatically score a zero when on bye.


  • Trades must be completed by the beginning of the first game of week 13.
  • Any player can be traded.
  • Trades must involve equal number of players from each franchise.
  • With Keepers: The number of years until a keeper is a free agent does not change when that player is traded.
  • With Keepers and a Salary Cap: The cost of a keeper does not change when that player is traded.


  • Free agents picked up during the season are signed for that year only and will be available again at next year's auction or draft.
  • With a Free Agent Acquisition Budget: Each team has a free agent acquisition budget for the whole season. Once a team's budget is spent, they can no longer pickup free agents.


With Rookie Draft 14
No Rookie Draft 16
  • A team can keep a player for 2 seasons at the initial free agent auction or draft salary, and up to 2 additional seasons at the franchise tag salary.
  • Each team subtracts the amount for allocated to keepers from the previous season to determine an auction budget.
  • Players not kept are available in the next free agent auction or draft.
  • Head Coaches are not involved in expansion & contraction.

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