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Old 07-09-2013, 11:21 PM   #270 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by moremilk View Post
what's the benefit in waiving a player, just getting an extra team spot?
Yep. It is possible the player accepts a buyout below the full amount, which would reduce his cap hit, but it is rare.

Also possible, but rare, is that the waived player gets picked up on waivers, and another team assumes his contract, thus removing his cap hit.
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