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#1 PantherTrain84

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:54 PM

How does this work exactly? Last year before we signed J Stew to that big contract, all we kept hearing before that was "we only have $5 mill in cap space." But then out of nowhere we hear Stewart signed this massive 40 million plus contract despite us "having little to no cap space." So I am completely confused how cap space works, if we only had around $5 mill in cap space, how did we manage to sign Stewart to a 40 mill contract? Whatever kind of accounting magic we did to make that work, cant we just like, I dont know.... Just do that again next season?

#2 CarolinaCoolin

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:57 PM

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#3 rayzor

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

yeah, its weird how they managed to give him all that money at once.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:59 PM

Carolina fans are some of the most knowlegable in the league.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:00 PM

Always seems to me that we have no cap room, and yet always manage to sign guys to the massive contracts. I have no idea how it works either man.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:01 PM

How does this work exactly? Last year before we signed J Stew to that big contract, all we kept hearing before that was "we only have $5 mill in cap space." But then out of nowhere we hear Stewart signed this massive 40 million plus contract despite us "having little to no cap space." So I am completely confused how cap space works, if we only had around $5 mill in cap space, how did we manage to sign Stewart to a 40 mill contract? Whatever kind of accounting magic we did to make that work, cant we just like, I dont know.... Just do that again next season?


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#7 ElkinPanthersFan

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:02 PM

Always seems to me that we have no cap room, and yet always manage to sign guys to the massive contracts. I have no idea how it works either man.


He thinks we paid Stew 40 million last year in one lump sum, lol....

#8 PiratePanther189

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:04 PM

We're taking out loans from the federal government, of course...

#9 PantherTrain84

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:05 PM

He thinks we paid Stew 40 million last year in one lump sum, lol....


no i dont think that at all, im just saying that i keep hearing we cant sign any FAs next season because of our cap situation but yet our cap situation didnt prevent us from locking up Stewart to a nice contract

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:05 PM

He thinks we paid Stew 40 million last year in one lump sum, lol....


Lol my bad I didn't realize that. Even I'm not that stupid.

#11 klumme

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

Signing bonus is divided over the first 5 years of the contract. Base salary does not, so you can have a big contract but a low cap hit in some years.. Next

#12 Keith Moons Liver

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:14 PM

Only 5 million came from the panthers, the other 35 million came directly out of JRs bank account. Hope this clears up your confusion.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:16 PM

Signing bonus is divided over the first 5 years of the contract. Base salary does not, so you can have a big contract but a low cap hit in some years.. Next

:startle: No fair !!!! You'll confuse him. :cool:

#14 KendrickPanther

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:18 PM

You's trollin.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 07:25 PM

Total contract value is grossly misleading.


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