This is Stephen Jones quote in an interview with Mike Florio. I've linked the entire interview. Clearly, COO Stephen Jones mindset is fixed on winning with a team friendly contracts and NOT market value contracts. That has been COO Stephen Jones predisposition going into contract negotiations. Stephen blames failure "decreasing chance to win" on QBs contracts taking up a "big" (*** does that mean) percentage....big is relative Stephen Jones: We’re just trying to do our very best working with Mike, working with Will McClay, to really divide up the pie in the best way possible to win a Super Bowl. There’s all sorts of analytics out there that show if your quarterback takes up too big a percentage of your salary cap, that it decreases your chances to win. We’re just trying to figure out the right fit.