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Old 10-01-2013, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by blandman View Post
It goes up every year. It's $30+ million, then $45 million, then more ridiculous. What 21 game changing players would we have under contract with most being only two year deals to account for this? Or is the plan to only compete in 2015?

You can't just go out and buy a team if you have limited resources. Even if you can afford it now (which realistically we couldn't anyway), you can't always in the future. And buying a team is counter to the only assets we have.
Just curious but why can't the team suddenly afford to spend now? The vast majority of their money remains untouched in the form of TV and radio contracts both of which are way up from a few years ago. This team should have no problem spending $100M this coming season if they choose to.

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