NFL owners: Cap not absolutely necessary

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  1. Kaiser Toro

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    No way. And be ruined like baseball? I like any-given-sunday thank you very much. It would effectively kill small market teams
     
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    Goldensilence hipster elite

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    That was my initial thought.

    I would think owners would be pushing for a draft similar to the NBA's in the sense of salary structure for rookies. With the ease of injury and pressure for players to perform from the word go, add on veterans should be making more then a guy who hasn't even stepped on the field for a play.
     
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    gg no re iggnorent

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    I kinda want to see how far Dan Snyder will go in a capless league....
     
  6. Thorn

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    cap the salary's of drafted players, but not the team. I have never understood giving an unproven player millions of dollars until they show they can perform. If they show they can be an all-pro and enhance any team they play for, let 'em get the money then, not before.
     
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    I agree. When a rookie walks into camp as the highest paid player on the team, something is wrong with the picture. These guys are getting paid big jack for potential, which takes away resources from paying those that have proven their worth. Often teams must cut veteran players in order to make room for the signing bonuses for unproven players. Whacked out logic, IMO.
     
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    screw this idea.
     


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