Originally Posted by Corrosion
If the Texans were to eat Foster's bonus money the team he goes to is still on the hook for ~6.25m - 7m per year.
Compare that to what Indy is paying Richardson now .... roughly 25-45% over the life of the deal.
All true. But, the trade value is not affected by the ability of the trading team to absorb the cap hit. That just makes the trade possible.
The below is also true.
Originally Posted by 76Texan
$2M might be less than $6M, but if you don't get the return of that spending, the $2M is just money down the drain.
2.8 ypc for a starting RB is a player you are thinking to replace regardless of his salary.