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11 hours ago, foxfield said:

I agree if he sat out, but I was referring to this year. The Os save money based on fewer games as they do with all players based on the pro data agreement. But I believe the deferred money is paid in full. THAT is the part I am still looking To verify. Thanks for adding insight. 

The money is deferred from specific seasons. Possibly each one. The amount deferred from this season would not be paid out as it was not earned.  That's my understanding. 

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On 6/30/2020 at 10:19 AM, weams said:

The money is deferred from specific seasons. Possibly each one. The amount deferred from this season would not be paid out as it was not earned.  That's my understanding. 

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On 6/29/2020 at 5:04 PM, BohKnowsBmore said:

As long as they don't claim they should get paid, I don't think they should get any grief at all. They're putting their money where their mouths are.

Seems like the guys sitting out have all mad tons of money already.  But anyone can sit out this year or any other year if they want to.  Not a big deal to me,

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11 hours ago, atomic said:

Seems like the guys sitting out have all mad tons of money already.  But anyone can sit out this year or any other year if they want to.  Not a big deal to me,

Four guys, so far.  Three of them, yeah.  Joe Ross, not so much.   So he hasn’t really made much relatively.  He’s made around $2M in his career.  Made a $1M last year.  Was supposed to make $1.5M this year, but with the proration, he’s only giving up $556k.

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Maybe teams can make themselves attractive to free agents based on how extensive their anti-Covid safeguards are. Players would not only lower the risk of infection, but also the risk of sacrificing portions of their contracts.

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9 minutes ago, LA2 said:

Maybe teams can make themselves attractive to free agents based on how extensive their anti-Covid safeguards are. Players would not only lower the risk of infection, but also the risk of sacrificing portions of their contracts.

That’s like how the Browns had a run where somebody got a bad staph infection every year. If the virus is still an issue in the offseason then reputations like this could definitely affect signings. 

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5 minutes ago, SteveA said:

But he has reported to camp.   They just had live footage of him stretching.

He says it is still up in the air. 

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If the Angels have 10 positives right now, that might help him make up his mind. 

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25 minutes ago, weams said:

 

Covid causing even more issues with beef! 

 

 

 

 

Sorry.....  :leaving:

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20 hours ago, LA2 said:

Maybe teams can make themselves attractive to free agents based on how extensive their anti-Covid safeguards are. Players would not only lower the risk of infection, but also the risk of sacrificing portions of their contracts.

LOL.  Players are going to look at how much money they can get just like always. 

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