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Old 12-12-2012, 02:19 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by spiralism View Post
In fact though, that benefits the players. We go to Von after next year with a year left on his deal and he holds all the cards.....
How exactly?

He can't hold out. At that point, he still would have a full year left on his contract. And there's a thing called the franchise tag that could be employed the year AFTER that.

Teams have ALL the leverage and hold pretty much all the cards nowadays.
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