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Is anyone else upset that Gross hasn't stepped up to restructure? I was expecting this to be done by now. I know it doesn't seem fair to ask a player to take any sort of pay-cut so I have mixed emotions here. I also hope he doesn't go the way of Anderson....

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not a big deal.

priority #1 is taken care of...we are under the cap.

we weren't going to be picking up a lot of players in the first day or two of FA. few teams will pick up more than a couple.

the pressure is off trying to get gross' deal redone right away. i mean it still needs to be done, but the smart thing for the team to do is wait a few days/weeks before really being active so the price goes down. players picked up right away in FA are always overpaid.

there will still be a poo ton of quality players on the street with more to come in the next few waves of FA. it's a buyers market. rather than make on big premium splash, we'll probably be adding several very solid but affordable players to fill holes.

whatever needs to be done to gross' and beason's contracts will be done in time.

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no news deserves no threads

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no news deserves no threads

I disagree apparently. But thanks for your opinion.

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I am simply worried that the franchise asked Gross to restructure and he has yet to comply. If today was the cutoff, like most of us thought it would be, not hearing anything at this point could mean Gross is on the chopping block. Which would be a huge mistake. Maybe I am reading too much into it and making way to many assumptions.

Which is why I asked the huddle's opinion. Or maybe this website isn't for inquiring about things, only posting about Cam handing out donuts in class

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I guess it was wishful thinking on my part.I think we have screwed the pooch for the foreseeable future with bad contracts.I don't see any of these guys jumping on the sword.

I guess the question is can we replace Gross for a lessor amount that amounts to anything? I doubt it

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0% of my care pot is filled

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I am simply worried that the franchise asked Gross to restructure and he has yet to comply. If today was the cutoff, like most of us thought it would be, not hearing anything at this point could mean Gross is on the chopping block. Which would be a huge mistake. Maybe I am reading too much into it and making way to many assumptions.

Which is why I asked the huddle's opinion. Or maybe this website isn't for inquiring about things, only posting about Cam handing out donuts in class

acting snarky isn't going to help bring more discussion. you end up looking like a whiny bitch.

and yes...you are reading too much into it and making too many assumptions.

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Gross is probably likely to retire in the near future.

Paycut? Doubtful. He probably would only agree to a restructure at this point if Carolina essentially threw cash at him to aid their cap situation. Gross has leverage here....I'd call the GM's bluff if I was him. I'd also tell him to go talk to your backfield and get back to me....

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I'm not disappointed players are volunteering to give up their money at the end of their careers.

It's a business to them, loyalty plays a very small part.

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I don' see why a player would not be willing to participate in a restructure. It means more cash up front. A pay cut is a different thing altogether. I wouldn't worry about it, it will get taken care of (or not) regardless of worry.

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If this continues or reaches an impass, I doubt Gross plays next season on the current contract. I think a cut is possible, becoming closer to probable the longer we have to wait. I doubt this happens, but it could.

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