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Old 03-12-2013, 06:12 PM   #139
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Default Re: 2013 Offseason Thread (Free Agency, Releases, Trades, etc)

Originally Posted by BrickingStar
Those numbers are hardly important until you look at the guaranteed and the way the contract is structured. All that matters with any NFL current contract is the guaranteed money, nothing more. They will restructure in year three/four without a doubt just like with most teams when the cap numbers are insane, watch.
I understand that. But when players restructure their contracts most of the time they are not taking a pay cut, they are just shifting money from base salary into a bonus so it helps with the cap, but they still get the same amount of money. Not sure yet how much guaranteed money Ellerbe's deal has but Wallace get's 30 Million guaranteed.

Regardless, the Dolphins are showing they are willing to spend cash to improve, and their team looks a lot better now.
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