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Old 03-01-2013, 08:35 PM   #25
Hercules Rockefeller
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Originally Posted by elsid13 View Post
It forces a team to pay large amount in single year taking up a cap space. A long term contract let you prorate the cost over the length of the deal for that player. So many teams use it because better to keep elite player then let him walk and get nothing.
Maybe a few years ago.

Payroll = cap hit now
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