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Player contracts, base salary, option bonus, guaranteed money...

Is it just me or is there something wrong with how player contracts are designed? I know there are a lot of regulations, instructions, clauses, incentives and stuff like that, but this is just silly.

The good people at ProFootballTalk have tried to explain the $132 million deal that Calvin Johnson just got. I don't know what more to say than just read it (and be prepared to be stunned):

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/15/cracking-the-code-on-calvin-johnsons-deal/

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