Originally Posted by badboy
Just curious, the NFL set the cap and all it's workings and forced it on the players; so how were the individual team owners surprised? McNair is one of the big dogs and is well respected so how come he didn't know cap would be flat in new CBA? Cannot believe the commish came up with it on his own and "surprised" the owners with a plan that saved them millions.
That's definitely a fair point and one I had not thought about. It seems to me that the Texans, and we're far from the only team, were signing contracts that seem to imply they saw an increase in these past two years larger than what they got. Does that not seem true to you?