Thread: Confirmed with Link: Weber's Deal Finalized, Contains no NMC/NTC
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08-15-2012, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by ThirdManIn View Post
I don't like them either, but they seem to know what they're doing. I mean, they convinced Weber to switch over to them even though they really had no one of note on their client list. They successfully held out long enough to get to this summer where they exploited the existing CBA at the last minute (for all intents and purposes). They are jackasses, but they know how to get paid.
The rumor is, Weber's agents took a HUGE discount on their commission in order to pry Weber from Don Meehan. They already had Weber's good friend Josh Gorges in the fold, who ended up facilitating the introduction.

This NTC/NMC is a big deal. IMO, the agent is pushing hard for a full NTC -- and at Weber's request. It hurts the agent's reputation, but that's part of an agent's job -- to be the bad guy.

If Poile accepts a full NTC, its a huge risk for NSH. Weber could conceivably demand a trade next off-season with little or no downside risk, since he would control the destination.

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