What is the max cap number you pay Jameis? (1 Viewer)

What is the max per year you pay Jameis?

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You are coach/GM. How much per year is too much for you to pay for Jameis service.

Assume all incentives will be considered "likely to be earned" by the league. So they count towards the cap number we have to handle at the new league year.

Edit: As far as incentives and other unique contracts, assume Jameis will bet on himself but you must beat out another team's contract. The competing contract is a traditional $/yr contract. What was their average $/yr you were just willing to beat?
 
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In my mind Jameis' market is still a "prove it" contract. If they can bring him back relatively cheap, fine, but if anyone wants to pay him a lot of money, let it be another team and take the comp pick.
 

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Mariotta, Foles, Fitzmagic, T Hill make 7.5-8.8M while Bridgewater, Carr, Brissett make 21-27M avg/year.

I voted $15M/yr because I think some desperate team besides the Saints is going to offer him that much. I see the Saints signing him for $10-12M/yr.
 

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I’m thinking they will try to sign him to a creatively structured contract in order to minimize the cap hit as much as possible for the 1st couple of years.
Which is exactly what my idea proposes. It gives hi a guaranteed 14M cash this year. but with a minimum cap hit with the promises of much more based on 2021 performance.
 

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I'm sticking with my original 2-year estimate of 14-20 with incentives, with at least 14 guaranteed. However, they may add a third-year team option just in case.
 
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The contract will be short term in case he doesn't perform well. Most likely a 3 year incentive laden deal in which they can get out of it after the 1st year. Of course if he plays well then he can cash in.
 

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Such a tough question, because he's gonna be on a Drew Brees 2006 type deal. A lot of exit windows, incentives, and etc. His 1st year will be under $5 million if I reckon we get a deal signed before he hits FA.
 

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The contract will be short term in case he doesn't perform well. Most likely a 3 year incentive laden deal in which they can get out of it after the 1st year. Of course if he plays well then he can cash in.
They can't give out that deal. He'll probably be a 5 year deal with a window to exit after two years.
 

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Have a feeling it will be incentive based off playing time
 
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I went with $5M and would structure close to this: 4 year deal with the 4th as a void. $2m guaranteed Salary for 2021, with $12M signing Bonus (spread out over all 4 years at 3 per) that gets the $5m Cap hit). Add in an incentive clause worth about $5M based on starts and making the playoffs if he starts 75% of the games (that wouldn't be charged until 2022). In 2022 a $7-8M salary with a large roster bonus (neither guaranteed). That pretty much ensures that he will have to beat out Taysom or a draft pick in camp this year or get released after the 2021 season. If he does play well enough to stick with the team for 2022 then Loomis can do a restructure next year to spread out that roster bonus if needed.

This deal guarantees him $14M this year with the chance to make a lot more next year without hamstringing the Saints if it doesn't work out. I might even guarantee 2022 salary for injury.
This is like going to a Bentley dealer and stating "I'd like a new 2021 Bentley. I'm going to offer you $17,000 for it as I don't want to strain my budget."

That offer above isn't even in the same stratosphere as current starting QB market. There are other spot (Indy, Pittsburgh?) that will likely have openings and have cap room to shop at market prices (Bentleys BTW start at $180k).

If I were Winston's agent, I would have hung up the phone after the first sentence.

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Just what has he he done this year to earn that? He had half a game (if that) replacing Drew after the injury and played at best average. Then backed up Taysom until Drew returned.
He was an NFL starting caliber QB that didn't throw 30 interceptions last year.

And all Taysom's stint accomplished was to show that he was not ready for the big chair.

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