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03-11-2013, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Wedontneedroads View Post
They don't. It's a complete joke. The most violent sport played doesn't have guaranteed contracts. The next guy is in line to take your spot the second you are injured, "overpaid" (whose fault is that?), or just old, and you don't get jack.

This is why I always applaud athletes for taking teams for all they are worth. I may not agree with the deal in terms of value, but I will never get on a player for taking what a team is willing to pay him.

If I'm an NFL player I keep a list of teams that function like the Ravens and avoid them at all costs.
I always was under the impression that a part of each NFL contract was guaranteed, and it was just that there were additional non-guaranteed amounts. Is that incorrect?

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