Originally posted by AXEGRINDER:
Do you think we'll be able to sign everyone worth resigning? In other words, what upcoming FA's on our team do you think will not be here next year?
The team is going to need to throw huge money at Alex, and with Barkley's return to college, the price tag just bumped up again. If Ryan Fitzpatrick got that huge salary, you know Smith's agent is going to push that number even higher. It may be a $10 million contract per year.
Then you have Carlos Rogers, who may be pushing for $8 million per year, if not higher. And, then there is Ahmad Brooks, Dashon Goldson, Adam Snyder, Ted Ginn, and a number of other guys that are eligible to walk.
It is going to be a real tight number as the salary cap will probably not rise in 2012. The NFL has already notified teams that the numbers will be similar.