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Old 03-29-2013   #2076
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Default Re: Ed Reed agrees to terms with Texans

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Originally Posted by thunderkyss View Post
Actually, it looks like we're paying Reed more.

Glover's deal =5 year deal - $23.5M - $5.25 signing bonus - $2.05M cap hit for 2013 - $5.05M cap hit for 2014 - $5.05M cap hit for 2015


Reed's deal =3 year deal - $15M - $2M signing Bonus - $3.3M cap hit for 2013 - $5.3M cap hit for 2014 - $6.3M cap hit for 2015

Ed Reed counts more against our cap over the next three years than Quin will count vs the Lions' cap.
cap space is different than what we actually dishes out each year .

We are only responsible to pay $6M to get Reed to play in 2013; the Lions spend $250K more.

If both players last thru 2014, the Lions would still have to spend $250K more in actual money.

There's no guarantee that we even bring Reed back on 2014.
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