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NFL Salary Cap Manipulation

Discussion in 'Football, Baseball, and Hockey' started by jammertime, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. jammertime

    jammertime Starter 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    A VERY interesting article about salary cap manipulation. I had absolutely no idea that this existed. I always thought that the cap was the cap, but teams can actually raise or lower the cap. This sounds more like the soft cap of the NBA.

    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2008/writers/reuben_frank/03/01/cap.figures/index.html

    They use our good old Lions as an example:
    Matt Millen's incompetency strikes again.

    Do you think this is fair?

    Has anyone ever heard of this before?

    Are you surprised that the Lions are the worst in the league at this?

    Comments?
     
  2. roscoe36

    roscoe36 All-Star Administrator

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    Yes this is fair.

    No I have not heard of it before.

    I am not surprised the Lions are worst at this, the General Manager is bad beyond words.

    The best team with the Cap in Detroit are the Red Wings.
     
  3. TheeTFD

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    They better double check. It sounds like the stuff that got the 49ers in trouble.
    Is this something other than he who has the most luxury boxes gets to spend the most?
     

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