Much has been made in the off season about what the Arizona Cardinals are going to do in 2016, but while there is plenty of time to discuss the 2016 season, the question about the 2017 season and who will be on the roster will hang in the air for the foreseeable future.
The question is simply, do the Arizona Cardinals move forward and extend Michael Floyd or John Brown?
Doug Baldwin, the Seattle Seahawks top receiver just received an extension, and it paid $46 million over 4 years with $24 million guaranteed.
Baldwin though has barely out played either of Floyd or Brown, so you can imagine, as the salary cap goes up next off season, that the Arizona Cardinals players will likely command even more money, especially if they both put up similar statistical seasons in 2016 as they did in 2015.
Allen Hurns got $11 million per season with $20 million guaranteed.
The money keeps going up, the Cardinals could conceivably sign both if Larry Fitzgerald is indeed done after the season, but at this point, it looks like it will be in the range of $50+ million with close to $30 million guaranteed if it happens in the 2017 off season.
Is it smart to invest that much into one positional group?
We'll probably bring this conversation up again when the next wide receiver gets paid.