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Archer with contract details (Mincey, McClain)

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by speedkilz88, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Breaking down the Mincey, McClain deals

    March, 13, 2014 Mar 13
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    By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com



    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys took up only $1.1 million in salary-cap space with their deals to new defensive linemen Jeremy Mincey and Terrell McClain.

    Mincey will count $1.25 million against the cap in 2014, and McClain will count $850,000.

    According to NFL Players Association figures, Mincey can earn as much as $4.5 million over the next two seasons. Mincey received a $500,000 signing bonus and his $1 million base salary is also guaranteed. He is due a base salary of $1.5 million in 2015 with $200,000 is guaranteed.

    McClain signed a three-year deal worth $3.05 million. He received a $300,000 signing bonus and will receive base salaries of $750,000, $1 million and $1 million. The max value of McClain's deal is $3.8 million.


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  2. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Mincey's contract appears to have 1.5 million in incentives since the SB and base salaries are only 3 million (and Archer states as much as 4.5 million).

    Mincey SB $500k and $200k guaranteed in 2015
    2014 1.0 million
    2015 1.5 million

    McClain SB $300K
    2014 $750k
    2015 1.0 million
    2016 1.0 million
  3. Chris in Arizona

    Chris in Arizona I am Death

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    Those numbers don't add up. Would be $2.1 million in cap space.
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  4. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    So they got both for a ham and cheese sandwich... works for me. *shrug*
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  5. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Rule of 51
  6. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    Only the top 51 salaries count.
  7. Chris in Arizona

    Chris in Arizona I am Death

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    Those would both be in the top 51. The bottom 5 or 6 (of the Top 51) make around $400k.
  8. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    The last two salaries from the previous cap total have dropped out of the accounting so you have to subtract those to get everything to come out correctly.
  9. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    Obviously. The point is the difference to the cap is the salaries minus the two lowest salaries.
  10. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Were those our only signings?
  11. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Yeah.

    Can't argue with the numbers.
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  12. unionjack8

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    Good numbers all round, we can walk away next year easily.
  13. Chris in Arizona

    Chris in Arizona I am Death

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    Numbers still wouldn't add up.

    We gained $2,100,000 in salaries. We would lose $840,000. That's still more than the $1.1M Archer reported.
  14. TheEnigma

    TheEnigma Anomaly

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    Looks like both salaries are easily dumped after this year. So all the fuss about the length of the deals seems to be for nothing.
  15. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    It is a typo. Instead of 2.1 mill he wrote 1.1 mill.

    The point remains that we signed two cheap deals
  16. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    Nothing wrong with the signings, assuming more is to come later. The belief is these guys are better depth than the guys we were forced to sign mid-season and clearly were overmatched.

    I think they should've resolved the Ware situation sooner and then gone after a young guy like Houston.
  17. theSHOW

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  18. Kaiser

    Kaiser Well-Known Member

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    Decent contract terms considering these two will be second or third on the depth chart at their positions.
  19. iceberg

    iceberg detoxed Zone Supporter

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    yea, but it was name brand cheese. :)
  20. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    I guess I don't mind it. I'm not thrilled, but depth on the D-line is important. I don't think we have amazing LBers or a secondary, but I'm less worried about our depth at those positions. We pretty much need to rebuild the entire D-line, starters and backups. I like these guys as backups. Just please don't start them.
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