Why so much hatred and criticism towards the players?
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10-29-2012, 01:28 PM
Join Date: Jun 2006
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They most certainly have. Unless they believe the league is going to go down the drain, fighting hard for a delinked cap makes absolutely no rational sense.
And then there's this question: If there is no linkage, then what the hell would any % be based on, regardless if it's 57%, 50%, 47%, whatever?
Have to say though, that I'm not on the side of the players with this. Linkage is an excellent measuring stick. If the League is doing fine, revenue-wise, then all should benefit; if the League is struggling revenue-wise, then players salary increase potential should mirror that. I simply believe that, for the well-being of a greater number of teams, linkage should be to the revenue median, not the average.
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