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Alexander, Seahawks agree on eight-year deal

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  1. broadwayjoe

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    8 years ? I'd love to see the numbers on that. Alexander was a rookie in 2000, Belichick's first year in NE so he's already got 6 years in.
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    With bonus proration limited to four years, Alexander's deal is surely a four-year deal with four bogus years tacked on for pure puffery of the numbers. Once the bonus proration is off the books, cutting a player is not only easy, but almost automatic.
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    I'm happy for Shaun Alexander he had a very good year and he has been
    very productive for Seattle. Now we will see where the other backs will
    go soon.
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    Alexander is a pretty good running back, but he's not great. You could install a few different RBs behind that Seattle OL and get results similar to what he gives. Paul Allen has deep pockets, but there is the cap, or is there?
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    This deal (as usual) can't be evaluated until we see all the salaries. You ar correct that only the first four years likely really matter.

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    Congrats on the dea for him..I agree he's not as top flight as hyped, but certainly in the top tier..no doubt about that. But he's not a complete player..I don't think he's a very good blocker and not much of a receiving threat.

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