Compensation pool to pay out $128 million to NFL players (The Associated Press)

NFL players will receive $127.84 million in performance-based bonuses for the 2016 season, led by a payout of $371,783 to Falcons cornerback Brian Poole. Poole was an undrafted free agent who became a regular on the NFC champions’ defense. Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott, the Offensive Rookie of the Year who helped the Cowboys to the NFC East title, earned a $353,544 payoff.