Bennett accepts $1M pay cut

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  1. Tarkus

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    Obvious that Emery called in a sharp cap man with these moves...

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    Huskerfan hit the nail on the head. The team is making room for potential emergency signings during the season.

    These moves were probably orchestrated through Cliff Stein since its dollars and cents.
     
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    If they wanted to trade him it would be easier with a salary that is more in line with Bennetts worth
     
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    Not sure $1M less will make too much of a difference
     
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    With all these restructures, and both Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall each saying they would sign "market but fair" type contracts, we might not be in too much salary cap trouble next year.
     
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    I don't get Emery saying no extensions during the season. Part way through the season is a great time to re-sign players that are going to be free agents or to tack on a few years to key players deals. With the amount of free agents we have we need to at least lock up a few key guys so that we aren't stuck trying to fill too many holes at the end of the year.
     
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    I'm optimistic about the Bears. Maybe they are really trying to put a complete team on the field. After all, it's been 28 years since our last championship season.
     
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    It will be salary cap hell. Cutler will easily get $18-20M a year

    Marshall..... Anyone care to venture a guess?
     
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    There is a good reason he says no extensions during the season.

    How would you feel if your contract was up but the player next to you got an extension but you were told to wait til the off season. Pissed enough to walk away for a team that might value you more and make you a priority?
     
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    I don't know. I'm kinda with Emery on holding off. The older defensive players, while lights out last year, could be a wait and see game after this season. Plus all the 1 yr. contracts given out makes me think these players are on a try out basis. I say keep the cash until we see how our season goes and how these players pan out. Then again, I'm an accountant and hate to part with money until I really have to. My mentality may be screwing up my view on this one.
     
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