Originally Posted by infantrycak
Due primarily to the new rookie wage scale.
Sam Bradford 6 years, $78 mil, $13 mil avg.
Andrew Luck 4 years, $22.1 mil, $5.5 mil avg.
That's a $7.5 million difference. $7.5 million is less than 20% of the $40 million, so primarily is not necessarily the case but it helps that's for sure. $7.5 is 3 players over $2 million and $2 million gets you a pretty good football player.