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10 Players (only 7 on the roster) are eating 85.3 Million in 2014 cap space

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This is a depressing thread. 

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Nice work. How does that compare to other rosters?

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I'm sorry, but Charles Johnson is getting paid waaaaay too much. He's gone next year.
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I can't fathom why Godfrey is still here.

 

It could be because he hasn't been medically cleared yet. And since he hasn't, if we cut him, he could file a grievance with the NLFPA that we released him because he got hurt (which is a massive problem).

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This is a depressing thread. 

 

It is but explains why we are sitting tight right now. We can't afford anyone until their asking prices come down. Players right now want as much as they can get, Gettleman is waiting til they will take what they can get because he has to. No more throwing Guaranteed money out there and spreading it across future years and taking a hit if the player doesn't work out.

 

Hurney threw Guaranteed money around like no tomorrow cuz he was robbing peter to pay paul to try and save his job since he was operating without a contract. I guess he gets the last laugh now.

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lol @ James Anderson still counting against our cap.

 

What the actual fug is going on.

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Nice work. How does that compare to other rosters?

 

I don't have time or patience to double check but I think our 24.5 Million commited in dead money leads the league.

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lol @ James Anderson still counting against our cap.

 

What the actual fug is going on.

 

The downside of June 1st cuts

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Steve's cap hit as a June 1st is either 5 or 6 million...
Also Godfrey as a June 1st saves 5 million, similar with Olsen.

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Believe Smith's is actually $9m. $3m base + $2m in bonuses for three seasons. That'll be reduced to $5m June 1 though.

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I look forward to the future of having to pay Cam, Luke, CJ, Kalil, and maybe Hardy.

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Awesome post, any particular source on your numbers?

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This my friends is why restructures are nothing to rejoice over. It steals cap space from the future to create immediate room. Then it gets really ugly when you have to cut the player and eat the dead money with nothing to show for it.

 

This is also why Gettleman is not signing players to contracts that are getting chunks of guaranteed money, same principle.

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Awesome post, any particular source on your numbers?

 

spotrac

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and of that list of top 18 player contracts, Greg Hardy and the bottom 3 are the only ones who were not given a contract by Hurney. Hardy will likely command less money once we hash out the long term deal. I never understood why people thought Hurney was a cap genius because the evidence states otherwise. 

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Believe Smith's is actually $9m. $3m base + $2m in bonuses for three seasons. That'll be reduced to $5m June 1 though.

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true but next year its still going to be another 4 million in dead money.
 

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true but next year its still going to be another 4 million in dead money.


Yup. For some reason spotrac didn't calculate the dead money and just kept his cap hit as the $7m it would've been had we kept him.

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Steve's cap hit as a June 1st is either 5 or 6 million...
Also Godfrey as a June 1st saves 5 million, similar with Olsen.

 

Yea I'm over the whole June 1st poo tho personally. Take it all on the chin and get it over with in 1 year if you can.

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and of that list of top 18 player contracts, Greg Hardy and the bottom 3 are the only ones who were not given a contract by Hurney. Hardy will likely command less money once we hash out the long term deal. I never understood why people thought Hurney was a cap genius because the evidence states otherwise. 

 

True but Gettleman did do some damage in his own right...His hand was forced but those restructures he did last year to get us under the cap are being paid for now and in some cases will continue into the future.
 

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Best thread of the offseason. Wish I could pie twice. Honestly, surprised we're not still paying Delhomme.

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fuck you marty

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I mentioned something similar in the blame Getts thread, but nobody answered me with anything logical. 

 

Based on these numbers from the OP: 

 

1. For the people complained about losing Mitchell, Capt, Lafell and Gin, how do we pay them with the money we have when we are also having to extend Cam and then Luke? 

 

2. What other options do we have except 1 year deals until we get out of this? 

 

Also please do not bring up loyalty blah blah blah. I want real answers. THanks!

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You can see the salaries are over inflated. CJ should realistically make 9 a year not 16.
I think the team has to reboot the salary cap for the next 2-3 seasons to have any flexibility in the future. Uggh.

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