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Old 03-27-2013, 07:25 AM   #58
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Originally Posted by socalorado View Post
Thanks. I wanted the actual terms clear. Lots of folks just speculating and throwing stuff out there.
Yeah, I think that injury guarantee part is confusing a lot of people. As to why Doom would turn down more no-strings-attached money, I think he is betting that he'll have a big season and Baltimore will opt to pick up the option bonus, in which case the Baltimore deal probably is better. But say he goes out and has 8 or 9 sacks. A decent, but not great, season. Will Baltimore want to make that pay-out to a then-30 year old player who may be on the decline? So, it is a bit of gamble on his part.
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