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09-10-2004, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Epsilon
Your statement presents the red herring of making it sound like every team is obligated to spend the full cap amount. This isn't the NFL where every team spends the same amount on salaries every year. A cap or something similar at 50 million can work because it drags the biggest spenders down from the 65-80 range, and hence allows the smaller spenders to shave several millions off of their payrolls as well.
A cap at $50M would do nothing for the league.

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