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It's more than that

June 11, 2019 03:35AM
Actually, the full guaranteed amount requires immediate cash.

This article indicates that Wentz got a $66M signing bonus for a contract with $107M in guarantees. [www.washingtonpost.com] So at signing the Eagles had to come up with the entire $107M - $66M went to Wentz as his signing bonus, the remaining $41M is now in an escrow account with Wentz' name on it.

The practice of putting the guaranteed money in escrow is a left-over rule from the days when the NFL's future was not assured, but the rule is still on the books and teams still have to abide by it.



AlbaNY_Ram
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  Vinny from Demoff: Goff Is Their Guy

RamBill779June 07, 2019 11:19AM

  Per Steve Wiche: Demoff says Goff WILL be extended

LBRamsFan333June 07, 2019 12:52PM

  Demoff: Rams won't rush Goff extension

RamBill284June 07, 2019 07:00PM

  Nor should they...

jemach162June 08, 2019 02:45AM

  Re: Nor should they...

bigjimram21156June 08, 2019 03:38AM

  Not so sure about that

max173June 08, 2019 04:53AM

  Re: Do you?

Speed_Kills153June 08, 2019 04:58AM

  Re: Do you?

zn158June 08, 2019 05:09AM

  Re: Not so sure about that

zn124June 08, 2019 05:03AM

  Re: Not so sure about that

max124June 08, 2019 07:37AM

  Re: Not so sure about that

zn109June 08, 2019 07:50AM

  Re: Not so sure about that

max95June 08, 2019 09:42AM

  Re: Not so sure about that

zn109June 08, 2019 09:45AM

  Did you get a call from DHS?

max110June 08, 2019 12:12PM

  Re: Not so sure about that

dzrams90June 10, 2019 05:09AM

  Re: Not so sure about that

zn80June 10, 2019 05:35AM

  Re: And that is essentially what you said before the last layoffs so again

Speed_Kills126June 08, 2019 01:06PM

  It's more than that

AlbaNY_Ram67June 11, 2019 03:35AM

  Re: maybe, think it is a factor....

spagsbacker122June 08, 2019 10:05AM

  Yeah, I see this topic as a non-issue...

Rams43104June 08, 2019 07:01AM

  Re: Paying Goff top $ will be Rams downfall.....

spagsbacker149June 08, 2019 10:07AM

  Re: Paying Goff top $ will be Rams downfall.....

zn171June 08, 2019 10:25AM

  Re: Also I think Jared's deal will be long

merlin140June 08, 2019 10:36AM

  Re: Also I think Jared's deal will be long

zn181June 08, 2019 11:00AM

  Re: Hope you're right

merlin109June 08, 2019 11:22AM

  Re: Hope you're right

zn135June 08, 2019 11:32AM

  Re: Hope you're right

zn112June 08, 2019 11:40AM

  Re: Hope you're right

AlbaNY_Ram117June 08, 2019 11:44AM

  Re: Paying Goff top $ will guarantee a superbowl.

PHDram158June 09, 2019 08:14PM

  nailed it!

AlbaNY_Ram114June 10, 2019 04:02AM