I would pay back the fans and insure that BB and Brady went out with a bang by unloading a bank on the following players: Brady Wilfork Moss Mankins Welker Bodden I would sign each player to big 1st year balloon contracts with either roster bonuses (i.e. money that would all count for that year's non-cap) or easy incentives. So, let's say Brady is worth $15 million a year (or more) average over the next 4 years. I would balloon the first year's payment so that his cap hit in the succeeding years would only be $10 million. That means $30 million in the first year for Brady. For Wilfork and Moss (both semi-reliable players but you don't have the certitude with them that you do with Brady) I'd scale the big bonus down a bit. Let's say they are both worth $8 million a year each over the next few seasons (3 year contract for Moss, and 4 year for Wilfork). I would pay Wilfork $14 million in the first year with the subsequent years at $6 million, and Moss would get $12 million with the subsequent 2 years at $6 million. Welker gets a big raise too and Mankins as well, but I can't project what their numbers should be. I'd like to see Bodden stick around for 2 or 3 more years. In total, by doing these contracts next year, you'd shear off about $35 millio from future cap hits, which would make other signings more affordable. So, I'd need to dip into my bank for $35 million to get a leg up on the rest of the league. Meanwhile, that maniac in Washington will be signing a slew of free agents using this method.