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Old 02-15-2011, 10:37 PM   #11
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Default Re: Schefter reports Steeler will franchise Woodley

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Originally Posted by tony hipchest View Post
this whole franchise tag thing is a very gray area, as i learned listening to pat kirwan today.

if woodley (and all the others) are franchised by th owners, that is guaranteed money. even if there is a lockout, that money is still guaranteed.

in theory, the player has every right to go and collect his paycheck even if there are no games played.

what the owners are doing is perplexing. they wanna use the franchise tag even though there is really no such thing as a franchise tag w/o a CBA in place, yet they certainly dont wanna own up to their end of the bargain and pay a player the guranteed amount if there are no games played.

even the "experts" cant wrap their heads around this one....
Maybe we should ask Vegas?
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