Originally Posted by Broncobiv
Sure, it's low risk for the Broncos. But what if he plays great? Then he's a free-agent and goes to the highest-bidding team, and Denver possibly loses him. Why not lock him up now? Just too much of a risk? Gotta take a chance sometime, I think.
I would imagine we're being mindful of the 2014 salary situation. DT is probably going to want 10 million a year this time next year, so anyone you sign to more than one year better be someone you're confident in. DRC on a one year deal is a pretty perfect scenario right now.