During Friday night's show I mentioned an article that discussed the impacts of the collective bargaining agreement for the 2006 and 2007 season. It has major implications on Alexander's contract.
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Here is a summary
1) A signing bonus can only be spread over 4 years in 2006. In the past it could be longer
2) You can't increase the contract from 2006 to 2007 more then 30%.
Also, the article explains the real implication of the upcapped year in 2007.