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Old 12-05-2012, 06:23 PM   #26
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Default Re: 10 reasons to like PITT over SD

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Originally Posted by steelerchad View Post
From last year to this year his compensation basically doubled and continues to rise next year and in 2014 by about another $1M per year. This contract was built for the Steelers to have an out after 2011. James is starting to get it going, but not to the $6.6M level in base salary at age 35.

BASE SALARY S. BONUS MISC. BONUS CAP HIT
2009 800,000 2,343,750 2,555,000 5,698,750
2010 755,000 2,000,000 3,600,000 6,355,000
2011 1,250,000 2,000,000 2,115,000 5,365,000
2012 5,565,000 2,000,000 1,465,000 9,030,000
2013 6,570,000 2,000,000 1,465,000 10,035,000
2014 7,575,000 - 1,465,000
So restructure his deal. I can think of a lot of other players I'd let go for money before Deebo.

Remember our defense when he was out and just after he got back? Not pretty.
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