This might sound odd with everything else, but makes some sense w/RFA & CBA looming after this year.
They wait another year, theyll have to pay $85m+ (CJ) money
Doing it now, with only the one full, good year of production ... and pointing to how they stood by him ... and invested in him? They might be able to get it for closer to $60m. Dont know. Knowing Jerruh, mightnt matter.
Itll probably add $5m-7m to DAL overall cap p/a if done.
Like others will need to see the Dak domino fall before knowing which way theyre likely to go ref: Structure (Front/ Back loaded, Bonus. Signing heavy etc)
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