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News: ST: Sean Lee's six-year extension has him under contract through 2019

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by DanManJ, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    What would have been the down side to signing Sean at the end of the season vs. now?
     
  2. Galian Beast

    Galian Beast Well-Known Member

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    The increased cost...
     
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  3. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    Why would the cost increase that much over 18 weeks (i.e. before the end of the season / FA..)?
     
  4. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Because you run the chance that he has a monster year, and then the price certainly goes up.
     
  5. bkight13

    bkight13 Capologist

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    Dallas also gets to account for 20% of his 10m signing bonus this year. That leaves only 8m in dead money and allows for easier restructures down the road when they need some space. Putting a player at ease mentally cannot be overlooked as well. Lee has achieved financial security and can focus on football only and won't have to deal with questions about his contract.
     

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