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Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, April 3, 2013 3:59:57 AM(UTC)
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JerseyAl wrote:
A recent Tom Silverstein entry to the Packers blog on JSOnline suggested that when the Green Bay Packers finally ink quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a contract extension, they will likely front-load the deal.  The reason is that they have the cap space now and Rodgers is worth more now than he will be as he [...]
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:40:43 AM(UTC)
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I really don't see how they could do that much front-loading. If he is indeed going to average $21-25 million, which I also expect, there is no way anywhere near that average could be put against the current cap. Adding the $14 million Rodgers and Matthews currently will count to the $18 we are currently under makes it $32 million. Deduct the $10 million for draft picks to leave $22 million. While back-loaded contracts for Rodgers and Matthews can easily be done without straining the cap, even a straight-line amount for them - maybe $20+ for Rodgers and 10+ for Matthews would blow up the cap severely. I'm sure Thompson and Ball know all about this, but it's amazing how the media can be so dense.
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