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Old 02-21-2014, 12:25 AM   #26
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Default Re: NFL Salary Cap to Rise 5% to 130 Million

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Originally Posted by OX1947 View Post
Ok, fine, salary cap is fine. I would have a soft cap, where teams can sign their own guys even if it exceeds the salary cap if they own his Bird Rights.
That I agree with.

If a free agent goes elsewhere, he counts $10 million versus the cap. If he stays with his original team, he only counts $7.5 million against the cap (even though he's paid $10 million).

It allows the players to still get paid, while simultaneously keeping teams together.
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