of experience is around $750k. So they spent an extra $250k to pick up a guy who might be able to help push the back up a little.
Of course, that is the kind of spending that kills teams. IMO, it's much better to pay the backup inside linebacker an extra $250k to get a guy who could start on a lot of teams
Mark Sanchez signed a 1 year, $2,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bears, including a $750,000 signing bonus, $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,000,000. In 2017, Sanchez will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, a signing bonus of $750,000 and a roster bonus of $156,250, while carrying a cap hit of $1,906,250 and a dead cap value of $1,000,000.
the last 20 some years?
btw ND and the bears - not much point on fall weekends these days