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07-01-2012, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by damacles1156 View Post
If Parise is asking for 24 mill in two days....... That's Crazy. No wonder teams didn't even bother showing up.
No, that's not what's being asked for.

With the cap maximum being 70.2 million the maximum salary for a single year is 20% of that number so roughly 14 million. Of that 14 million in salary 12 million of it is being asked for as a bonus with only 2 million in base salary for year 1 and 2.

That gives the player a massive upfront payday in year 1 and a guaranteed 12 million in year 2 even if there's a lockout since the bonus isn't impacted by if there's a season or not.

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