by: Chris Sullivan
The always on-point Brian McIntyre over at NorthwestFootball.net has estimated what the contracts of Deon Butler, Max Unger and Aaron Curry might end up looking like. It's a good read. Here are some highlights:
Atlanta Falcons third-round cornerback Christopher Owens was chosen one spot ahead of Butler and has already signed his contract. He received a four-year deal with minimal base salaries and a signing bonus of $688,700.
Based on Owens’ contract, Butler will probably receive a four-year deal with minimal base salaries and a signing bonus of around $680,000. Through easily attainable playing time incentives and team qualifier in any of the first three years of the contract, his 2012 base salary would also increase to the low RFA tender or $1.308 million dollars.
Check out the rest of the article for more.