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Is the $5 million bonus a signing bonus?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Awakened, Mar 18, 2006.

  1. Awakened

    Awakened the Dude abides

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    Question: Is the initial $5 million bonus a signing bonus? In other words, will it be spread out over three years? With a cap hit of $6.66 million this year?

    That would make his yearly cap hit:
    2006-2007, $6.66 million
    2007-2008, $9.66 million
    2008-2009, $8.66 million​

    Do I have that right?
  2. BigDFan5

    BigDFan5 Cowboys Make me Drink

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    Dont forget the roster bonus next year can be guaranteed and pro rated making the Hits

    2006 6.66 mill

    2007 8.16 mill

    2008 10.16 mill
  3. Cochese

    Cochese Benched

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    TO making $6.66 million this year is just too perfect to be true.
  4. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    His salaries could be guaranteed and prorated, too, if we ever want to lower his cap hit. But from the length and structure of his contract, it's apparent that the team thinks we'll have plenty of cap room to handle his cap hits over the next three years.
  5. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    It looks like 2008 would be a good time to restructure if they want to keep him longer.
  6. lkelly

    lkelly Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, it's not obvious that Dallas is going to be cap strapped any time soon. Not having to allocate $12-15 million in room for a QB will give you that luxury. Also, the roster is filling up with young players still in their initial rookie contracts.
  7. JackMagist

    JackMagist The Great Communicator

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    And the number of the Beast will be...666

    An Irony certainly not lost on me.
  8. Erik_H

    Erik_H Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun.

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    :lmao: :lmao2:

    oh that's very good.
  9. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    Espically with the larger than expected raize in the CAP this and next year with the New CBA in place.
    It should also give us some room to get out younger stars resigned in the future.
  10. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Oh man. :eek: :eek: :eek:

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