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10-17-2012, 12:09 AM
The Eternal Skeptic
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$70.2M to $59.9M is a HUGE drop in one year - can't see the players agreeing to that - Actually there's quite a few OWNERS who might have a problem with that - lol
The agreement allows 70 million cap for the first year. If revenues stay flat, the players will lose in escrow. But teams will be able to operate.
I imagine the counter offer from the PA will be something like 55-53x(length of agreement). This will lessen the impact from the first year, but based on this concession I think that no matter what the cap will be 70 million this season.
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