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Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Gronk, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. eels_fan

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    Maybe we are better at managing the cap than we thought we were?
     
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    The original article had an explanation about each player in the top 50 and they did say Penrith are paying almost half of RCG's contract. I don't reckon Lane would be on that much. He signed with us early last year before he hit form with Manly and he was only a journeyman before that. I reckon Nrown would be on 350ish. Why would nuffies like Alvaro, Salmon, Smith and Gennings be on decent coin? They only play first grade every once in a while.
     
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    Still doesn't add up to me. When did Sivo re sign? $550k? Just dont see it. And I forgot Terepo and Gower. Minimum is at least $100k. Im sure Poo will do the numbers. I need convincing or I won't sleep tonight.
     
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    Outside of the 10 in the list, I doubt anyone else in our squad is on over $250k with the exception of N Brown and Evans. Who I imagine would be on around $350-400k. Lane probably around that $250k mark.
     
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    This is how these winner-takes-all economies work. The 'average' player ends up on much less than the average salary while the few at the top are on massive salaries. These numbers aren't surprising.

    $9.7M for 30 players leaves an average salary of about $320k. The minimum is about a third of that while the highest salary is more than three times the average. You can see how you'd need a lot of players on $100k to $200k to be able to afford just a couple on $800k or more.

    If you think a player is shit, chances are he's on roughly minimum salary. Teams can't afford to pay more than that for a bloke who's not expected to be in the 17 every week. Lane and Evans would've been on about that at their former clubs. They would both be on more at Parra but there's no reason it needed to be $400k. On the open market Lane might get that now because he plays 80 minutes nearly every week.
     
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    Alvaro was playing plenty of first grade when he re-signed but forwards get paid for their attacking contribution.
     
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    Lol @ that top 10 list, no wonder the Donkey’s, Saints and Titans are f**ked.


    And didn’t Ivan do a number on the Tigers, he didn’t get off the bus he drove it off a cliff. Madge doing a pretty good job of trying salvage the bus.
     
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    So we have a crack at boys to replace Evans? Gc would probably foot some of his salary
     
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    All player contracts are confidential, I would take all that nonsense with a large grain of salt.
     
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    https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/cou...s/news-story/1903f930ec4e7f69a4a3e476be7dc3e3
    Fox has Lane on $440k.
     
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    How did you get this list? I doubt Sivo is on that. I also doubt JFH isn't on atleast 480k
     
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    it was all over News Corp sites yesterday, a desperate attempt for clicks.
     
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    Sivo come for Min wage. Yes he played good in his first 15 games when he was upgraded. My guess is about 280-350k. He was still a bit of an unkown when upgraded and even now he isn't worth 550k on the open market is he? . I am also certain Guth wanted 750k and Eels wouldn't budge on 650k.
     
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    Yeah If I had to pick a number, I could bet your left nut on him being re-signed for about $300k.
     
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    It’s all bullshit!
    Except for the parts that aren’t bullshit...but we will never really know which parts they are.
     
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    They offered $800k for Mitchell so doubt it'll be less than that. All they'll do is drop a player on minimum and free up a lazy $500k. Roosters sombrero works better than any club bar Broncos.
     
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    The figures for RCG and Blake sound like what they would have been paid at Penrith who are paying part of their freight. My (un)educated guess is that Penrith is paying $250k for RCG and $100k for Blake. Also think $500k for Jennings is too high as he had very poor year and we really didn't want him. Would think $350-400k more likely.
     
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    They’re current year contract values. Menko is in his final year of contract. I reckon the $500k is near abouts but the contract he just signed is probably trending downwards. He may even just switch places somewhat with Mahoney.
    I also think the Sivo figure listed this year is an anomaly based on bonuses and the such from last year so the $550k is our cap hit but he’s probably somewhere around the league average
     
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    I think my calculations were out by 1 million so probably looks about right. Knew I should have slept on it. Sivos wage still surprises me though.
     

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