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John Sullivan Strikes It Rich?

I’ll be honest, I’m not sure what this is all about.

The NFL apparently has a performance based pay system (which is news to me) and Vikings first year starting center John Sullivan received $400,000 via the system, which was the highest among all NFL players.

Again, not sure how this all works, but since Sullivan got the most money… I think it must be a flawed system.

Apparently the NFL included a little note to the players telling them to put the money into savings in case of a lockout. 


(Update:  Okay, a quick trip to Wikipedia told me that this system is designed to help players whose playing time was extremely disproportionate to their salary.  That makes more sense.)

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8 Responses to “John Sullivan Strikes It Rich?”

  1. bigjohnny84 says:

    Probably not a bad idea I guess. Hopefully Sully kicks it up a notch this year and earns a better contract on his merits.

  2. Fragile Freds says:

    Welcome to the Union Sully!

    So they have a baseline that you make a ton of scratch for not playing, and if by change you actually do play, you get more.

    What a freakin’ joke!

  3. Come Back Brett! says:

    He wasn’t the greatest and he was terrible but he was just barely average and I think we can upgrade in the draft.

  4. coolio says:

    You guys check this sit out. i just made the site i just want some feedback

  5. krugjr says:

    johnny…..see what I mean…..LT’s headin’ home to “think things over”……that’s agenteese for “let the bidding begin”…..

    by the way… is selling LT jersys in Vikings colors!

    GO VIKES!!!!!

  6. Purple Charlie says:

    Krug,I just checked it out, His shirt is there lol… Looks like you are right on so far …

  7. Lost Viking says:


    Can you let us know if jersey gets marked down to half price…

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