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Old 09-18-2011, 11:53 AM   #32
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Default Re: Steelers fully committed to Gilbert

Originally Posted by MasterOfPuppets View Post
really ? colons contract included 7.5 million in guaranteed money. 1.5 million was paid this year leaving a 6 million balance due. do you think the steelers will be in a position to take a 6 mill in dead money cap hit for colon next year ?
thats exactly what i was thinking. it would be cheaper to keep him and atleast try to get something out of him. we will be in no position to pay the amortized portion of those bonuses and have them accelerated towards next years cap.

the good thing is we were smart enough to give him 10-1 guaranteed, coming off injury.
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