The initial buzz surrounding Colin Kaepernick's contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers was that the deal was for up to $126 million and that it allowed the Niners enough salary-cap flexibility to keep other impact players in the fold going forward.
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Cutler Benching Prelude To Trade?
NFL Insider Mark Dominik explains how the Chicago Bears could convert QB Jay Cutler's salary and why the decision to bench Cutler and keep him healthy will pay off down the road if Chicago decides to cut or trade Cutler.
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