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09-14-2012, 05:43 PM
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Originally Posted by DL44 View Post
A hybrid of the 2 systems to protect both side may be the answer...

Players get $1.87 billion/ yr for the duration of the CBA as long as $1.89 bil is less than 56% of total revenue. - protection for the league in down or plateaued yrs.
Flip side:
$1.89 bil/yr until the value drops to 48% of total revenue, at which point it snaps back to 51ish% of total revenue and becomes linked the following yr and going forward
Originally Posted by Eddie Vedder View Post
Owners will never give up linkage on a permanent basis, thats why I would consider it only unlinked until it reaches a pre-negotiated "split" of 50/50 or 51/49 etc. Then the cap would once again link to revenue and possibly grow along with revenues again.

You kinda insinuated i suggested a no linkage system... just wanted to clarify i didn't.
We're thinking along the same lines...

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