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10-09-2003, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Burke's Evil Spirit
degroat, what is with that maximum salary defined for various age groups? I don't see the point (aside from the under-23 bit, as a rookie cap), if a team wishes to overpay a 25-year-old based on the system you have outlined, it will hurt them in other ways.
To be honest, I donít even remember since itís been so long that I wrote this up. I know one of the reasons was to grandfather in some of the larger contracts and decrease their cap hits until those contracts run out. As far as I remember it was just another way to keep salaries down and help teams keep their teams in tact (unlike the NFL). But, I do see what you mean about it being pointless and there does need to be some responsibility on the team and the GM.

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