Originally Posted by Ammo
$10 million dollar back up though? Ouch. that dollar figure does count, unless you are a spending team.
If they add a rookie contract to take over the starting role, then it's not an outrageous amount for the position. A position that counts more than any other.
And the longer he stays here the easier it will be to trade that contract, and get value for it, rather than having to take some other kind of garbage in return, or sweeten the deal with picks or something.