Thread: Salary Cap: $64.3M Upper Limit for '11-'12
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10-13-2011, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by fredrikstad View Post
Looking at BRs contract
Whats the reason they use so much signing bonus instead of ordenary salary? Is it for potencial by out reasons or what?
I mean this year he only get "paid" 2 mill and have 10 mill in signing bonus,and so on. I dont get it.
It's lockout/salary rollback protection. The CBA is up this year, and if there was somehow another lockout, or a salary rollback, he'd be insulated by receiving more money up front. Almost all the UFA's who signed this year did the same thing.

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