Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Little Jr, Mar 18, 2014.
I don't understand why anyone would complain about this pickup.
It's amazing. Thanking the bears but really showing, knowing that the star is... Well, not just any star. The Dallas cowboys star. Lol
Thank you chicago for the best 5 years of my life!.... I can't wait to begin the next chapter of my life... With a star on my helmet.
8:17 PM - 18 Mar 2014
I think at this point they wait for the prices to come down, but I think later on they sign a DE, a WR with deep speed and a Will.
pfft - cause they're realists.
I can't complain about the economics of this deal. All involved deserve to take a bow.
Nice work fellas!
Agreed. Dallas signs a Pro Bowl player on a low risk, high reward contract that only takes up $2.75 million of cap space. Melton can be cut before the 2015 league year and is off the books. If not, he's a Cowboy through 2017. This is easily one of the smartest deals the Cowboys have ever handed out.
who are you and what have you done with stasheroo????
My, errr his, account has been hacked!
Great contract. His guarantee will be paid out in his '15 base salary, which clears him from our books after that year.
Someone understands cap management!
I have actually read that he deal is ALREADY structured in this very way, to count $3m per year in years 2-4.
The Cowboys gave Melton, who is coming back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament, a $1 million signing bonus as part of the deal he agreed to Tuesday night with a $1.25 million base salary. He can earn an extra $78,125 per week if he is on the 46-man roster, maxing out at $1.25 million. His first-year cap number at present is $1.734 million but will grow through the season each week he is on the gameday roster.
The kicker in the deal comes in 2015 when he would earn a fully guaranteed $9 million base salary. The base salaries in 2016-17 are $7.5 million each.
There are also $1.5 million in incentives in the deal for playing time and sacks in 2014.
The Cowboys have to exercise the option on the final three years of the deal by the first day of the 2015 league year. If they don't, then they would have $750,000 in dead money on the cap and Melton will be an unrestricted free agent.
Read more: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowboys/post/_/id/4725914/breaking-down-henry-meltons-contract
That makes me happy. Simply put - get the QB.
I don't think that Hatcher and even Ware was saying pay me. Ware was willing to renegotiate his contract to stay and they basically told Hatcher to take a hike without giving him an offer. Basically, I think we kind gave these guys who was detrimental to our defense the cold shoulder. They went out to test the market and other teams paid them more then we can offer.