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Player Salary Question

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Wi. Mike now in Florida, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. Wi. Mike now in Florida

    Wi. Mike now in Florida Cheesehead

    Aug 1, 2017
    I was ask about this today and didn't know much about how the NFL salary cap works.

    Let's say a muti-million dollar contract was sign by any player, (like A-Rod) and that player decided to give a
    portion (%) back to the team so the team could afford get better players in the house,
    is that legal or even possible??

    Just Curios
  2. Poppa San

    Poppa San Meh Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 29, 2010
    Contract renegotiation, but I'm not positive about the signing bonus at that point. Could forfeit some roster bonuses in new contract.
    • Agree Agree x 1
  3. swhitset

    swhitset Cheesehead

    Oct 28, 2015
    I would assume any money already paid out as a signing bonus, salary, or whatever will count against the cap regardless of whether or not the player “gives it back”... I could be wrong however. More to the point...I can’t imagine any scenario where Aaron Rodgers (since I’m assuming he is the “player” we are speculating about) would consider doing this.

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