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11-06-2012, 11:43 AM
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Blind Gardien
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Originally Posted by Kriss E View Post
... but salary rollback was easily predictable, and having that hardheaded no answer is just not going to help anything.
Well, I think they should at least get to choose... but there could be some hard choices involved... yes, there can be no rollback, but.... if there is a lowered cap, something has to give... and that comes in the form of buyout provisions that can allow clubs to actually meet a lowered cap, and that means jobs lost by union members. So they should have to choose. If you don't want your salary shaved, are you willing to see a few players per team lose their jobs to protect your salary? It's a fair choice IMHO.

It's also fair for the players to insist on the drop to 50% being phased in over a period of years, which also will help owners budget themselves gradually down. Somewhere there ought to be compromises that can work. Ah well.

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