NFL Free Agents | Setting the Odds On 3 OTA Superstars Surviving Final Cuts
By Jeff Roemer, Bleacher Report
Every National Football League offseason, Organized Team Activities (OTAs) are at or very near the forefront of the NFL evaluation and news agenda. OTAs are essentially a defined set of practices with specified guidelines for duration and contact from the league office.
Their late-spring timing is crucial because they come on the heels of rookie mini-camp and create the illusion of what might be expected in the ensuing fall for hardcore fans and certain analysts. But perhaps most instructively, it allows evaluations of rookies and other inexperienced young players to incubate further.