Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

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Re: Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:30 am

My only question with resigning Massie was that I wasn't sure what Harry thought of them. Massie has a narrow waist and high center of mass that isn't ideal for the OL that likely puts a ceiling on his level of play. The results were good though last season and Harry must have signed off. Massie signing eliminates the one position they would have had to for sure draft for need, which would have been far from ideal with only limited picks in later rounds.
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Re: Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:05 am

I'm ok with it I suppose. I just wish they'd find a blocking scheme and stick with it.
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Re: Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:44 pm

wab wrote:I'm ok with it I suppose. I just wish they'd find a blocking scheme and stick with it.
Whether or not they decide to stick with Howard, will tell you a lot about the blocking scheme they want to run with. If they trade him, they will go back to power blocking.
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Re: Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:45 pm

sturf wrote:My only question with resigning Massie was that I wasn't sure what Harry thought of them. Massie has a narrow waist and high center of mass that isn't ideal for the OL that likely puts a ceiling on his level of play. The results were good though last season and Harry must have signed off. Massie signing eliminates the one position they would have had to for sure draft for need, which would have been far from ideal with only limited picks in later rounds.
I wouldn't count the Bears out for signing an OT in one of their first couple of picks.
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Re: Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:58 am

I stand corrected. Initially I had posted that Massie's previous deal was all salary with only 1 year/$6mil guaranteed because somewhere along the line it had been reported that way. Where I don't recall but I thought it was Spotrac.

Here's the correct contract structure as now reported by Spotrac. His cap hit and his cash (salary/roster bonus) have actually declined. Details on his new deal have still not been published by Spotrac.


Previous Contracts
Team signed with 2016-2018
Contract: 3 yr(s) / $18,000,000 Signing Bonus $1,500,000 Average Salary$6,000,000 Guaranteed:$6,500,000 Free Agent:2019 / UFA


Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
2016 Player contract details by year 27 $3,000,000 $500,000 $2,218,750 $100,000 $5,818,750 $6,600,000 $6,834,375($0)

2017 Player contract details by year 28 $4,200,000 $500,000 $1,234,375 $100,000 $6,034,375 $6,300,000 $5,534,375($0)

2018 Player contract details by year 29 $4,250,000 $500,000 $250,000 $100,000 $5,100,000 $5,850,000 $4,600,000($0)

2019 Free agent year 30 UFA

$6.5M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2016 salary + 2016 roster bonus)
2016 Roster Bonus: $2M (due 3/11/2016)
2017 Roster Bonus: $1M (due 3/11/2017)
2018 Roster Bonus: $1M (due 3/16/2018)
2016 Per Game Bonus: $15,625 ($250,000, 14 LTBE)
2017 Per Game Bonus: $15,625 ($250,000)
2018 Per Game Bonus: $15,625 ($250,000)
Annual Workout Bonus: $100,000
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Re: Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:43 pm

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Check out the details...I feel a lot better. Basically a 2 year deal worth 16 million..with club options after that. I have to think that he would have gotten a much better deal if he tested the open market.
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Re: Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:01 pm

Nice part is only a $3.8M cap hit in 2019
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Re: Bears sign Massie to 4 year extension

Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:35 pm

Good news. I had his 2019 cap pegged much higher.

It's a fair bargain on both sides. Massie got a nice raise and Pace got a very cap friendly deal.

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