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12-07-2012, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by vokiel View Post
The absence of a strict limit on contract lengths is what allows GMs to go around the cap. Don't put one and it's the same as not having a cap. That's one way to interpret Daly's comment.
Simply not true.

The owners lose no money in 14 year contracts. If they spend more on player X, that means they spend less on player Y. That's all.

You cannot get around the cap with 14 year contracts. If a player retires early, then his salary counts against escrow.

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