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Old 03-16-2012, 11:06 AM   #4149
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Originally Posted by Taco John View Post
I'm having a hard time understanding why people think this is a low offer. If it's a $30 million guaranteed contract, and he plays for two years, he'll bank $42 million dollars. That's not bad for two years worth of work.

Year 1: $36 million ($30 million plus $6 million)
Year 2: $42 million
Year 3: $48 million
Year 4: $54 million
Year 5: $60 million

Where are people getting the idea that this is low ball? He's only going to see year 3 in this contract anyway. That's $16 million a year. Not bad at all.
4 years $90m was quoted earlier in the week Taco that's why.

$22.5m a year is a hell of a lot higher than $12m per year. Yes I now realise it's a starting ballpark figure, calm remains.
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