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Well, Chiefs fans, for those of you who read my article last week, you should’ve walked away knowing a little bit more about salary cap management. You may or may not have jumped to my rallying cry to show the player and team some love, and let the NFL world know that when they go up against the Chiefs they’re not just going up against the players and coaches, they’re going up against every Chiefs fan that bleeds red and gold.

Whether you did or not certainly depends on the individual. Some of you may be too disgusted by Clark Hunt and Scott Pioli’s management of your beloved Chiefs to look past your perception of them and root for the players. After all, Hunt and Pioli are cheapskates (to use the nicer term), right?

Well, according to Spotrac.com, it appears that, of the 32 NFL teams, the Kansas City Chiefs are spending the most cap dollars of any team on active player contracts in 2012.

I’ll wait for you to seek medical attention for your broken jaw; mine slammed pretty hard off of my desk, too…

That was not a misprint: the Kansas City Chiefs, owned by Clark Hunt and family, managed by Scott Pioli, appear to be paying the most of any team on active player contracts this season. Take a look for yourself:

Rk.

  Team

Total Active Contracts

Rk.

  Team

Total Active Contracts

1

  KC

127,933,241

17

  NO

105,287,029

2

  CHI

126,358,124

18

  HOU

103,155,468

3

  NYJ

125,227,294

19

  MIN

102,975,537

4

  SF

123,707,285

20

  PHI

102,821,893

5

  DEN

117,001,639

21

  DAL

102,014,104

6

  DET

116,158,991

22

  WAS

100,947,807

7

  NYG

111,211,940

23

  TEN

99,407,782

8

  PIT

111,016,166

24

  ARI

99,013,354

9

  JAC

110,538,183

25

  BAL

98,095,030

10

  TB

109,348,529

26

  CLE

96,861,684

11

  ATL

109,067,644

27

  STL

96,283,634

12

  CAR

108,688,191

28

  NE

95,961,861

13

  GB

107,837,787

29

  SEA

95,477,975

14

  MIA

106,579,214

30

  CIN

92,477,712

15

  SD

106,384,272

31

  OAK

84,747,000

16

  BUF

105,705,583

32

  IND

79,641,342

Source: Spotrac.com

Now, I want to be clear. Spending “the most cap dollars… on active player contracts” does not necessarily mean that the Kansas City Chiefs are using/accounting-for the most cap dollars overall, it means that they’re paying the most cap money towards players currently on the team.

What does that mean?

Though most news outlets will report cap space availability for teams, this is a new day and age, and comes with it a new CBA, wherein available cap space money can be rolled into the next year without the need for teams to exploit loopholes*. This will affect how much cap dollars a team can spend on its players in a given season. This can really alter each team’s cap room which, in turn, will make cap space availability numbers a little less useful without context.

*It used to be that NLTBEs were accounted into the cap during the season they were set, and were the only cap dollars that could be rolled over, provided the player the NLTBE was assigned to didn’t earn it. So to rollover remaining cap monies, teams could make a ridiculous NLTBE late in the season that had no way of happening, say setting an NLTBE in Week 15 that would have your 3rd string QB receiving all remaining cap dollars if he could throw 10 TDs by the end of the season. He, of course, wouldn’t, but since the NLTBE was accounted for, but not met, the money could be rolled over into the next season. The new CBA made adjustments to this by just letting teams rollover cap dollars without the need for trickery, and having NLTBEs count against the next season’s cap should they be met.

Ex: Let’s say Team A rolls over $1 million from last year’s season into this year’s season, and Team B rolls over $20 million. If after spending, both teams find themselves with a cap availability of $1 million, it won’t be because both teams spent the same amount of money. Rather, Team B would’ve spent more money as it spent both the league defined cap, plus $19 million of the $20 million it rolled over; whereas Team A would’ve only spent the league defined cap, and just didn’t touch its rollover.

But even that is only a portion of how people can confuse salary cap availability with money spent by the club on its active players’ contracts. In the NFL’s salary accounting policies and procedures, there is a certain thing that negatively impacts a team’s salary cap, that doesn’t seem to get a lot of media attention: dead money.

What is dead money? (you ask because you don’t use contractions)

Dead money is generated when a player leaves a team (usually by being cut, but sometimes through retirement or a trade*) and certain parts of their contracts were either guaranteed or solely within the club’s responsibility to pay (e.g. signing bonus). It gets its name because, even though the player is no longer with the team, and therefore doing the team no good, the money must be absorbed and paid for by the club, and it does cause a cap hit. So any dead money that exists keeps a club from spending that much more money on players who are (or can be) signed to the 53-man roster.

*For those left wondering, whether you thought to ask yourself or not, players willfully leaving, or willfully being allowed to leave,  via FA don’t generate dead money, as their contract would’ve been fully satisfied, and there’d be no money left unpaid for a team to absorb.

Ex: Team A and Team B each have a salary cap of $100 million (for the purposes of this example there were no rollovers). Team A has dead money to the tune of $10 million. Team B has dead money to the tune of $2 million. After spending the money on this year’s team, it’s reported that Team A has $1 million in cap availability and Team B has $5 million in camp availability. At face value, and since availability gets reported much more heavily than dead money figures, it appears that Team A is spending more money on their current team than Team B. This is an incorrect assumption. After deducting each team’s dead money from their initial cap, Team A had $90 million to spend for the year, and Team B had $98 million. So though Team A appears on the surface to have spent more money on current player contracts (what with $1 million left compared to Team B’s $5 million left) doing the math shows that Team A has actually only spent $89 million on this year’s roster [$100 million (cap) - $10 million (dead money) - $1 million (available money)]; whereas Team B has actually spent the greater sum having devoted $93 million cap dollars on this year’s roster [$100 million - $2 million - $5 million].

Let’s take a look at each team’s dead money figures:

Rk.

  Team

Dead Money in 2012

Rk.

  Team

Dead Money in 2012

1

  GB

462,449

17

  DEN

5,359,943

2

  DET

467,645

18

  CLE

6,254,856

3

  SF

519,336

19

  STL

6,290,277

4

  CIN

1,240,266

20

  JAC

7,672,336

5

  NO

1,442,125

21

  SEA

9,059,852

6

  CHI

2,043,840

22

  PIT

9,648,021

7

  KC

2,117,187

23

  MIN

9,675,205

8

  TEN

2,320,218

24

  SD

9,873,578

9

  TB

2,594,766

25

  BAL

10,215,625

10

  NYJ

2,724,951

26

  BUF

11,634,582

11

  NYG

3,024,749

27

  DAL

12,635,743

12

  ARI

3,276,475

28

  MIA

15,197,987

13

  ATL

3,526,774

29

  HOU

16,382,685

14

  PHI

4,921,269

30

  NE

17,962,912

15

  CAR

5,296,573

31

  OAK

21,757,394

16

  WAS

5,357,521

32

  IND

37,896,499

Source: Spotrac.com

It should be noted that $460,000-520,000 in dead money is pretty well par for the course for any team in a given year, just due to cuts to fringe players. Here you’ll see the Chiefs have the 7th least amount of dead money affecting this season’s cap with $2,117,187. Interestingly enough, Demorrio Williams accounts for $1.6 million of this figure, with the remaining $517,187 being spread between 7 different (former) players with Gabe Miller accounting for the second highest figure ($148,875) and Brandon Bair, the least ($4,666).

Another pitfall in using cap availability in judging how much a team is spending on its players’ contracts is, as I touched on last week, that LTBE goals will, for accounting purposes, appear as cap hits on the current season’s salary cap, but whether or not players will earn this/these goal(s) is, of course, not a guarantee until it happens.

So to a common observer who a) doesn’t consider how rollovers affect the cap, b) doesn’t consider dead money and c) doesn’t consider how things such as LTBEs must be taken into account, it’s a quick and easy jump to assume that the more cap space a team has available, the less money that team is spending on its current team. This is the Kansas City Chiefs’ current plight. Fans see that $14.5 million in cap space is remaining, the third most in the league, and assume that Clark Hunt and Scott Pioli are cheap bastards (to use the less nice term). Many Chiefs fans are furious that they’re not spending more. However, as stated at the beginning, of all 32 teams, the Kansas City Chiefs appear to be spending the most cap money this season towards active player contracts.

But how can that be? Wasn’t it just reported back in February that the Chiefs had $63 million in cap space remaining?

At the time that that report was released a few things were taken into account that increased that figure, while several things were not taken into account that would lower that number. Basically, the reported figure was artificially larger than it actually was.

Namely, the $63 million figure included the $24 million (approx.) that the Chiefs rolled over from last season*, but it did not include contract escalators (which, by the way, tend to be non-negotiable devices built into contracts) which amounted to approximately $18 million. Nor did this figure include the money the team was required to pay out to players for NLTBEs offered to them and achieved during the 2011 season and estimated to be about $5 million. Nor did it include money for RFA Tenders (which really wound up just being Jovan Belcher’s for $1.9 million).

*The Chiefs announced through their official team site that they were rolling over $20 million; however sites such as NFL.com, ESPN & Spotrac reported the rollover as approximately $24 million. Given these sites reputability and independence from the organization, we’ll assume the higher number

After deducting the values that were not deducted prior to the report’s release, the Chiefs’ so-called available funds dip to about $38 million (a much more believable figure). Now deduct for Routt’s signing, Dwayne Bowe’s franchise tag and Jovan Belcher’s RFA Tender and we’re down to about $22 million, which is what was reported just before free agency.

Now deduct for the signings of Winston, Boss, Hillis, Quinn, and the rookie class, deduct for the re-signing of Travis Daniels, add money that was freed up through the restructuring of Tyson Jackson’s contract, deduct for Abram Elam and Edgar Jones, and we’re down to $16.5 million. As suggested in last week’s article, it is likely that the $2 million differential between this $16.5 million and the current $14.5 million is due to LTBEs being set for this season.

Okay, so now I see how they went from $63 million to $14.5 million, but if how much the Chiefs are paying on active player contracts is correct, it only appears to be about $8 million over the league defined cap… Pioli just did an interview a week or so ago where he said the Chiefs were spending about $20 million cash over the cap this season.

You are correct in your observation that the contracts amount to about $8 million over the league’s defined base cap. That being said, Scott Pioli is correct that the team is spending about $20 million cash over this same cap.

Alright, now you’re just $*%#@!# with me.

There is a difference between how much cap dollars a team spends in a given season, and how much “committed cash” it spends in a given season. While some things, such as base salary, workout bonuses, roster bonuses, etc., count equally towards both cap dollars and committed cash [Ex: $1 million base salary accounts for $1 million towards the cap and $1 million towards the cash], other things, such as signing bonuses and option bonuses, are accounted for differently.

Ex: Eric Winston signed a 4 year deal that comes with an $8.4 million signing bonus. The entirety of this signing bonus was given to him right away; however, it’s prorated over the course of the 4 year deal so that it hits the cap equally each contract year. So this particular deal is hitting the cap by $2.1 million this year, but hits the committed cash by $8.4 million this year.

Obviously, Winston’s contract isn’t the only contract lending to the difference in cap dollars and committed cash, but at least you can see how the difference comes about.

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So, are Pioli and Hunt cheap bastards? Looking at cap availability alone one would think “yes”; however, everything else seems to indicate otherwise. When the Chiefs announced the rollover of last year’s cap space into this season, Clark Hunt stated that the rollover money would be put to use in continuing to re-sign the Chiefs free agents, as well as to go out and sign some free agents from other teams.

The FO lived up to Clark’s word.

Beginning the 2011 season, the Chiefs had 27 players set to hit FA this past offseason. By controlling the player budget enough that Pioli had some idea of how much money could be rolled over, he was able to re-sign Hali and Flowers to extensions early on in the season, and re-signed Succop to an extension in December (and look how huge that turned out being this past weekend). The team also brought back Brandon Siler, Cory Greenwood, Jake O’Connell, Travis Daniels and Amon Gordon (with only Gordon not working out… by the way, no dead money was generated by Gordon’s short-lived contract). Bowe received the Franchise Tag and Jovan Belcher an RFA Tender which, though not as good as extensions, were at least enough to assure their return to the team (and had some other team picked up Bowe at the cost of 2- 1st Round Picks, or Belcher for the cost of 1- 2nd Round Pick, something tells me us fans could’ve lived with it). Of the 17 players that hit FA but were not retained, Carr and Orton are likely the only two to complain about. Six were contemplating retirement, four were just terrible, one couldn’t stay healthy with the Chiefs, and four were still perceived as desirable enough to be picked up. The Chiefs, in turn, picked up Routt, Winston, Boss, Hillis, Quinn, Abram Elam, and Edgar Jones as far as players on roster and hitting the cap go. They also picked up Kyle McCarthy, Martin Rucker and Jacques Reeves who all find themselves on IR and don’t count against the cap.

That’s a pretty good offseason. To be where they’re currently at cap-wise, but to have retained Carr, likely would’ve meant no Routt, no Boss and no Winston. To use more of the cap than is currently available (say by re-signing Carr but still signing Routt, Boss & Winston) means making a tougher time of re-signing the Chiefs pick of next seasons 17 scheduled free agents, and not having much money available to take advantage of other teams’ cap casualty cuts (i.e. next year’s Routts, Boss’s & Winstons).

Some of you might not like to hear it, or even want to accept it (even after all the work I just put in showing how they’re spending money and spending it wisely), but it appears the money isn’t being pocketed, and the current regime isn’t likely to end anytime soon. In fact, it looks like things are getting in order (non-Pioli-negotiated contracts are on the way out) and Pioli & Co. are just hitting their stride. But it should be a positive to know that Clark Hunt does care about the team’s success more than he cares about pocketing the money. Now if only the coaches and players can maximize their talents and do it on a consistent basis, we might just have ourselves a team worthy of championships…

Well, Addicts, if nothing else you’ve come away from this knowing more about your favorite NFL team. Maybe you’ve already given up too much hope to reverse the lynch mob, but the management seems to be giving all they can to the team and the fans; looks like it’s time for the team and the fans to reciprocate. While the team leaves it all out on the field on Sunday, why don’t we be there to back their efforts, and give Philip “Cry Me A” River(s) another miserable Arrowhead experience. GO CHIEFS!!!

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  • ArrowFan

    Absolutely a great break down of our front office and ownership’s true dedication to this TEAM, thank you.

  • Calchiefsfan

    Excellent article Andrew, great research. I have to say it enlightened me, (which with my thick head is hard to do). So does this mean that Pioli is actually doing a better job than we’re giving him credit for? That Clark Hunt wants to win a Super Bowl?
    No offense Andrew but this article might cut the number of AA comments in half if it stops the complaining about Pioli and Hunt. Then again, I just don’t see that happening.
    Great work though.

  • Lyle Graversen

    First, this was a great, well written, well researched piece that every Chiefs fan should read. I’m going to bookmark it and reference it every time someone plays the cheap card.

    That having been said, I think Clark’s guilty of tanking the team salary to help offset the cost of the stadium renevations. If you look at how the cheapest seasons in Chiefs history line up with the stadium costs he had there is no way that is coincedence. Now that it’s paid for he’s ready to spend again.

    As far as Pioli goes, I think he should be commended for structuring contracts to KC’s advantage when it comes to the cap. Calling him out on WHO he signed or didn’t sign is legit, but questioning his spending amounts and the contracts he’s worked out is off the mark in my opinion.

    • tm1946

      Are the Chiefs more guilty of bad PR over substance? The team is missing something in that after 4 season of Pioli control, is anyone suggesting this team although better, a team ready to domniate in the AFC West? “Cheap” may well be a generic reference that was has gone on for 4 seasons is not enough?

      • BigGil

        If the players can consistently play to their ability, and the coaches to the players’ strengths, I might go so far as to say we could be looking at the Niners-AFC Edition. Cassel has been drawing comparisons to Alex Smith for a while, and a consistently good game for one looks about the same as the other. Backfields, TEs, OLs, and WRs could all probably be called a wash (again when they play consistently well). Same with the defenses. Hell, if the Chiefs’ D plays even 90% as well as they did in the second half on Sunday, we should be seeing a lot more wins. I definitely wanna see Arrowhead rocking on Sunday, especially given the cockiness of Chargers fans. “We’re the best team in the AFC West”; horsecrap, they’re only 2-1 b/c one team had to win in Week 1, and they sucked slightly less than the Raiders… one of the worse all around games I’ve seen so far this regular season…

        • tm1946

          Aren’t there as many “ifs” about the 2012 Hunt Chiefs?
          If we get past that, when do you figure the Chiefs move into the upper levels of the NFL, not stats, mind you. No, in wins, playoff appearances, playoff wins? This team as it is currently assembled does not appear to be there…..yet.

          • BigGil

            I believe they possess the talent to be there now; Sunday helped with their confidence, and with focus and fire the talent should shine through with consistency. Basically, I guess I’m saying that the team of individuals is right, it’s just the teamwork and communication that’s been lacking. Defense made a breakthrough on the communication front on Sunday. Under less pressure (read: not always playing from behind by TDs), and being able to play collected and deliberate football, I think the offense will have no problem living up to their end of the bargain.

        • KCMikeG

          We won the AFCW in 2010, we damn near won it last year even with all of the injuries and chaos. Another year of chemistry, more smart FA / draft choices and a year w/o coaching / offensive system changes and WE WILL OWN THE AFC WEST!

    • BigGil

      When researching I also came across a consumer report that indicated that the average cost per game ticket increased across the league on average 2.5%. The Chiefs are one of six teams that actually decreased costs (Chiefs by 2.6%); of those six, the Chiefs were one of four that did not see decreased attendance (or at least decreased ticket sales) from 2010 to 2011… the insinuation that the two teams that did likely did it to increase attendance. Same report (by Team Marketing Report, btw) indicated that the Chiefs offer the 4th least expensive gameday experience (they based it on four tickets, two beers, four soft drinks, four hot dogs and two adult caps at all stadiums).

      • KCMikeG

        Thanks for putting some numbers to the ticket costs. I moved one section closer to mid field and my season tickets cost LESS than last year. AND I’m getting discounts at the concession stand and in the team store. I bought jerseys for 75% off and Clark gave me a personalized new Nike jersey for free. PLUS they for the 2nd year allowed me to pay for my tickets over 6 months with NO interest. I try to go to a road game each year and checked into tickets for ONE GAME in Chicago last year and they were as much as HALF of my season tickets! I’m struggling to see the greed.

    • BigGil

      Could be right on the spending less during renovations thing, but that being said, with the rollover clause, decreasing cash spending one year by lowering contract costs for that year doesn’t prevent the team from paying out the difference the following year (after the excess cap is rolled over and the hard cash is no longer tied up). This’ll be a bit of a moot point in 2013 and going forward when team’s will be required to spend at least 89% of their cap dollars.
      What’s supersweet is the decreased costs on rookie spending… A lot of talent can be found in next year’s draft to flesh out the ranks w/o preventing Pioli from signing good, proven talent at some more key positions (CB, MLB, DE) via FA.

  • mike in sd

    My head hurts so many numbers soo much math ahhhhh anyone got Advil

    Also man great read i been enjoying the brake down of the cash spendin

  • Ehud

    Excellent article. Fact based, well researched. Nice job explaining a tricky subject.

  • Jim Harper

    Outstanding post supporting what I have believed to be true all along. Too many lynchmob mentality posters have been shooting off their mouths about things they know nothing about. I have always believed that Clark Hunt would never have brought Pioli on if he did not want to bring this team back to respectability. I am no different than anyone else in that I am anxious for that Super Bowl experience again, but these things take time, and I for one feel we are at least headed in the right direction. Nice job Andrew!

  • KCMikeG

    Thank you for continuing to contribute such well thought out, fact supported articles to keep the fans informed. it serves no purpose to attack and complain about the about Hunt and Pioli especially when there are real issues to be resolved. The quality of your posts has resulted in comment quality rising dramatically on this topic. Hunt and Pioli are building us a dynasty and we will reap the pleasure of their work for years to come.
    I have done the same in recent posts on Cassel. Even I was shocked at the number of 4 and 5 TD games he has had along with a health dose of 3 TD ones too. I don’t know how some can’t see how tough he is – STL 2010, most sacked QB 2009, he has taken some serious shots like the one in preseason last year vs the Lions just crushed by NT, runs aggressively when flushed, has even been seen blocking like he means it on a few run plays that changed direction. How can his success be so elusive for some? He threw for 16 FIRST DOWNS to EIGHT different receivers while we ran for 11. TWO of them were 4th downs! Yes Charles ignited the team – shouldn’t he? He is the super star? Yes the defense came up big (finally) but didn’t Cassel lead 82 and 91 yard and SIX scoring drives while controlling the ball for 42:32. Certainly everyone can see how that helped. Drew can’t beat you if he’s on the bench.
    I’m a major Homer from of the origin of my 1969 fanhood and because I choose to spend 90% of my time loving who we are and what they do successfully. Yes I get mad at the failures and frustrated in their struggles. The wallow and smear just makes it worse.
    Thanks too for your call to duty at Arrowhead Sunday. DON’T SELL your tickets especially to dolt fans. Let’s lock them out of our house. Make them listen to the tears of Phyllis from the parking lot! Come on CHIEF FANS let’s fill up the stadium and scream ourselves hoarse playing the 12th man position. These young guys feed off our support and we ALL have seen what the Sea of Red can do to an offense. We are playing for FIRST PLACE – Let’s act like it!

    • Chiefswatch

      blah, blah, blah. How did you go from this article to another “protect my brother cassel” rant is beyond me. Listen dude nobody is drinking your kool aid. The guy is the least talented playmaker on the offense. Let it go or at least wait for someone to say once again “cassel is the Achilles heal of the chiefs”

      • KCMikeG

        Sorry if you can’t face the facts. Your problem not mine. If you don’t like it don’t read it or better yet go hate on a donkey, fairer of dolt site. They would rally around your blind hate for our QB. Reality is Cassel did everything I said he did. Address the facts I shared. Was there something inaccurate? Not. I would advise not holding your breath for me to stop defending the team and players I love.

  • http://twitter.com/KC_Fanactic69 Rabid Chiefs Fan

    Great post! What really floored me were all the haters slamming Hunt & Pioli for being cheap when they VOLUNTARILY rolled over the unspent cap money from 2011 to this year. Why would they even bother if they did not intend on using it? The other thing that had impressed me was how little dead money we were getting stuck with year after year, most of which is generated by signing over rated free agents who seldom are worth the cost if they even work out at all. I’ve said all along Pioli is building a team for the long haul, methodically piece by piece. This is not a team that will be in “Cap Hell” anytime in the near future like several are now.

  • SEA Chiefs Fan

    Is there any way to get this information over to the KC Star “reporters” and “columnists” who never cease to amaze me with their incompetence? If they (KC Star staff) would just be balanced and not so “anti” they would be respectable. I think Pioli slighted them and they have taken it personally. Not very professional. Good work on this article!

    • SEA Chiefs Fan

      Also… would the Star we willing to write an article based on this info and eat their crow and tell Kansas City… “Okay, Chiefs fans… you’re team’s brass is not the cheapskates we protrayed them to be. We’re sorry.” I doubt it. I really doubt it. At best they’ll admit it with a smirk of, “but ______” (Insert something negative.)

      • KCMikeG

        Thanks for calling the media out. It’s like they get off more hating and criticizing our Chiefs than they do enjoying a win. Sick and twisted. I had the radio on after the Chiefs win over the Vikes and they were just bashing the team along with the same old collection of stooges with their pull string “Cassl sucks” and “Pioli and the NE way won’t work here” and “Clark is a cheap bastard” babble talk. My son said to me “but Dad didn’t we win today?” Point taken son – I turned off the radio and we shared our favorite plays of the game savoring the 1st of our four game win streak putting us in 1st place after being written off for dead. This team isn’t quitting and neither am I – Go Chiefs!

    • BigGil

      Gotta admit, it was so hard not to make a snarky remark about the KC Star, generally, and Babb, specifically.

    • KCMikeG

      Dead on with the Pioli hate. They had their privileges removed or restricted access so that the rebuilding could be done without their nose up the teams ass. Seems to be working and except for RAC’s dazed and pointless presser the team has done quite a bit to improve being a fan. The “media” is a bunch of spoiled brats who had their ball taken away so they ran home crying to their mommy.

  • Justin R Groth

    Not on subject but I’m going to see the Raiders game in arrowhead. This will be my first game in the wonderful stadium. Where are the beat places to grub???

    • chiefridgy

      Right behind the back of your car. Tailgate baby!
      GO CHIEFS!!!

      • Justin R Groth

        I would love to but I won’t be done with my smoker till late winter

    • Chiefswatch

      Pork sandwich gates bbq and grab some ribs at Arthur Bryant.

    • Lyle Graversen

      A Z-man at Oklahoma Joe’s is about as good as you can get in my opinion.

  • http://www.arrowheadaddict.com Patrick Allen

    Brilliant article. Thanks for that.

  • natasha2marie

    My accountant husband summed up this article like this: “so, basically everybody’s right and everybody’s wrong,” in regards to the Chiefs’ cap spending. :)