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Old 10-01-2013, 03:44 PM
blandman blandman is offline
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Originally Posted by Noneck View Post
I am not really sure what point you are making but money is not a problem currently. Future long term big money contracts could hamstring the team but that is not the case now.
The point was exactly that...we shouldn't be doling out deals to compete in 2015, it's counter to building a sustained winner.

Originally Posted by voodoochile View Post
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.
I'm not sure $100 million in new payroll would make this team a winner (or close really), and it's a huge gambit considering how few fans showed this year.
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