Thread: Confirmed with Link: Zach Smith, 4 years, 1.88m AAV
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09-06-2012, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by WantEggRoll View Post
I don't even understand why they need to do "Rollbacks". If the players main sticking point is that they signed contracts in good faith, then make the owners pay them their full contract, and artificially lower their cap hit.

Basically their hit would show up as 15% less then what it started out as, but their salary would remain the exact same. All future contracts would be signed properly and all the older ones would be grandfathered with the adjusted hits.

That way the stupid owners who paid too much still get dinged and the players still get their money. Going forwards the league would be "stable" with all the rest of the HRR hoopla.
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Originally Posted by BK201 View Post
It's so the team can get cheaper contracts in the future and current players don't loose thier jobs just so teams can be under the salary cap.

And if if other people think the cap is not going down then you need to read what the owners want. They want lower salary cap and more share of the revinew.
This, but also because the small market teams care more about player salaries than cap hits. They want a rollback because it decreases their expenditures and could push them closer to profitability.

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