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12-10-2012, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Captain Bob View Post
Do you really not understand? Or are you pretending?

If I'm a superstar I'll take 5 Years $50M. Now, maybe if I have the chance for an 8 year deal, I'll take 8 Years at $8.5M a year. That $1.5M goes to someone else.

Do that 3 or 4 times on a team. That's 3 or players who go from being $2M to minimum wage players.

Get the picture yet?

The other side is this. If Crosby is only worth 5 Years $60, doesn't that make it harder for a medium to good player to get any kind of security in his contract?
Everyone else is going to slot in lower.

Less money. Less security for the middle class.
That is completely devoid of logic. Best players will be paid what the market will bear. Saying that someone will take 1.5 less per on a longer deal is really reaching and assuming a whole lot.

What a proper cap with no backdiving does is assure that not only the top tier players are not overpaid, but the mid guys aren't either. no way a guy like Ron Hainsey should have EVER, under any circumstance be given 5MM a year. A proper cap will ensure that doesn't happen.

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Originally Posted by JetBlue420 Wonder what it would take to get Boedker out of Arizona tho?

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