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Old 07-26-2004   #11
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Originally Posted by Mistril48
Could they afford Harrision and Adewale Ogunleye? Ogunleye might sign for less now to get a long term deal than James would. Also draft picks are cheaper than free agents, inevitably. If they get an extra pick(s) that could also help balance the books.
Nowadays, RB's are actually cheaper than DE's so since Ogunleye regards himself as at least as good a DE as James is a RB, then if they can't afford James, they can't afford Ogunleye.

Defensive ends
Franchise tender: $6,503,000
Transition tender: $5,796,000

Running backs
Franchise tender: $5,167,000
Transition tender: $4,494,000
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