Originally Posted by Troy Chapman
Speaking on the bold area of your post. Doing that with Watt will follow with a disgruntled player that sits out during training camp etc.
Yes, but during that time you negotiate his 4 year extension with a BIG signing bonus and you can prorate it starting in the "5th year" of his rookie deal. Thus reducing his caphit over time by throwing a few million of his signing bonus into that year.