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    Chiefs sign Patrick Mahomes to 10-year extension


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    It'll still somehow end up cheaper than Dak's contract. 😂

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    Holy ****, I hope he pushed for like 50M/season and a ton of guarantees, because if not he's gonna regret not setting the market again in 4 years. I never thought we'd see a 10 year deal in today's NFL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by manbearchef View Post
    Holy ****, I hope he pushed for like 50M/season and a ton of guarantees, because if not he's gonna regret not setting the market again in 4 years. I never thought we'd see a 10 year deal in today's NFL.
    oh I think he'll be OK....a guy can live fairly well on $40mil/yr....and if that's not still true in 5 years, the rest of us might as well file for welfare right now
    gotta love 'referential' treatment

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    Quote Originally Posted by warfelg View Post
    IIRC, 5 years ago the top QB pay was ~23M. Now it's 35M. So a 52% increase in 5 years, that would put 2025 expected top pay at 53M/season. Who knows how COVID will impact the rate of increase, but there's no way Mahomes is winning this deal unless there's fine print, a percentage of the cap, or its worth like 500M guaranteed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by manbearchef View Post
    IIRC, 5 years ago the top QB pay was ~23M. Now it's 35M. So a 52% increase in 5 years, that would put 2025 expected top pay at 53M/season. Who knows how COVID will impact the rate of increase, but there's no way Mahomes is winning this deal unless there's fine print, a percentage of the cap, or its worth like 500M guaranteed.
    Iím not in the position to do that math but what was the increase in the cap over 5 years ago?

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    Quote Originally Posted by manbearchef View Post
    IIRC, 5 years ago the top QB pay was ~23M. Now it's 35M. So a 52% increase in 5 years, that would put 2025 expected top pay at 53M/season. Who knows how COVID will impact the rate of increase, but there's no way Mahomes is winning this deal unless there's fine print, a percentage of the cap, or its worth like 500M guaranteed.
    Another issue is that the signing bonus can't be pro-rated for more than 5 years, so there's a limit to how big it is. If he got like $250M up front that's a lot of money to invest and he could potentially make a lot of returns on investment, so he might not worry too much about $5M more or less that he will make in 2028 or whenever. But I doubt the signing bonus is much higher than $100. Maybe there will be some more restructuring bonuses built into the contract that act like additional signing bonuses in 2, 3 years or so.

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    Also needs to be said. Jurrah done ****ed up not getting Dak done.

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    Chiefs sign Patrick Mahomes to 10-year extension


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    Quote Originally Posted by warfelg View Post
    Also needs to be said. Jurrah done ****ed up not getting Dak done.
    Dak probably never intended to sign longterm until Mahomes deal was done. But itís more fun for people to say Jerry messed up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariner4life View Post
    Dak probably never intended to sign longterm until Mahomes deal was done. But itís more fun for people to say Jerry messed up.
    With the cap potentially shrinking next year, Dak definitely wants to play on the tag this year. It means he might become a free agent next year already, because his current cap hit + 20% = $37.7M could be more than the Cowboys can afford. Other QBs with $30M+ cap hits will probably restructure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariner4life View Post
    Dak probably never intended to sign longterm until Mahomes deal was done. But itís more fun for people to say Jerry messed up.
    It's ALWAYS more fun to say Jerry messed up
    gotta love 'referential' treatment

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