Originally Posted by SVine
Cut or restructure Manning. A championship qb does not allow his own salary to take up 17% of cap space. Elway knew this when he was still playing and took a salary cut so a championship team could be built around him. Hopefully Elway remembers that and has a very difficult chat with Peyton.
I don't think that Elway took a paycut. He restructured and pushed off some bonuses.