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Old 01-28-2013, 09:14 PM   #284
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Originally Posted by gyldenlove View Post
He had no leverage, they had made a qualifying offer so he could sit down and not play and not get paid or he could work out a deal that would take him to unrestricted free agency and cash in. The alternative would have been the dreaded 2nd contract that is something like 5 or 6 years at around 4 million per like what Cam Fowler got.
no RFA really has leverage without being the unquestioned franchise player and driving force behind the team.
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