Who says the economy is doing poorly? I got a raise this year, but a portion of it is going to pay for the increased cost of health insurance for my family ... and it covers less than it did last year.
I think it is always a good thing to have these incentives in the players contracts. Everyone benefits from a carrot on a stick.
Armando Salguero wrote:
According to NFL Player's Association figures, wide receiver Greg Camarillo got a $150,000 pay increase for 2010 based on incentives he met so his base salary goes from a scheduled $1.15 million to $1.3 million.Miami Herald
Punter Brandon Fields, entering his final contract year, will see his scheduled base rise from $550,000 to $850,000. Fullback Lousaka Polite will see his scheduled $1.12 million base salary jump to $1.27 million.
And the biggest jump will go to Pro Bowl left tackle Jake Long, whose scheduled base salary of $9 million has risen to $9.725 million, based on incentives he met in 2009.