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12-28-2012, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Scurr View Post
Everything I heard today said that the buyouts would count against the players share off HRR. The players want it so that the guys with expiring contracts are able to sign under similar conditions as players that have signed recently. Otherwise the guys with expiring contracts are going to be paying most of the reduction in HRR.

I'm sure I didn't explain that well. A higher cap doesn't give the players more HRR, they are tied to the 50% + 300m make whole. The increased cap number keeps the market conditions the same so that players that need contracts in the next couple years aren't paying more of a burden.
That's why I'm not a fan of 60m cap. It should have be paused at a higher number and let every thing work itself out in time. It'd have been so much easier to arrange this before last season ended.

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