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01-08-2013, 10:41 AM
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cneely
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Originally Posted by Caballo Blanco View Post
How can you not foresee a 39 year old possibly retiring or not being good enough to play, leaving a 5 M cap hit on the books ? The effects would be the same.
I'm sure they had those types of discussions when they signed the deal. I can't see it going like this:

Chia "So Tim, how long are you going to stick around?"
TT "Well, I think I can play effectively and be interested until I'm 38"
Chia "Okay, good we'll sign you until you're 39 then. Perfect"

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