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02-25-2013, 07:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Bob E View Post
The tougher question might be what do you pay Bogo.

Wheeler should be about $13 mill over 3 yrs, or $18 mill over 4 yrs. He's a key contributor, but a complementary piece. Not the prime guy.

Bogo's contract will be tougher, imo, to determine his worth or contract value in a multi-year deal.
Agreed. $ 18 M over 4 years is a good # for Wheeler. Buys 2 years of UFA, but leaves him still in his prime for a really big payday if he develops into a consistent PPG guy. Right now the Jets might also be able to get Bogo at a good #, but if they want him in the 7-8 year range they will have to go in the $ 5.5 M per range. 4-5 years might be somewhere in that $ 4.5 M range.

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