Originally Posted by Atwater His Ass
Because not everyone agrees that asking Doom to take a pay cut was the right move, considering how his deal played out in the next few years.
The team did not need Doom to take a pay cut to sign other FA's. There are/were other ways to clear that money, as there always is.
This move wasn't about cap space, it was about Elway making a power play on a player he thought was overpaid. While I can appreciate the motivation behind that, I don't think it was warranted at all.
It's not about cap space or Elway making a power play. It's about winning the Super Bowl while manning can still throw. To do that you need to bring in talent and make choices that help you bring in that talent. if there is no pay cut there is no welker or DRC. I'm interested in seeing if this manning would restructure rumor is true or not.