The market for Tackle via free agency was smaller last season that it is expected to be this year. Also, outside of Kalil and maybe a couple of others coming out via the draft, not a lot was expected out of the class... so the market value went up.
Now, agents are always going to argue that "My tackle deserves more money than Eric Winston got last year, etc" but I have a feeling that Front Offices deal more year to year with these types of signing based on all of the above variables. Just my take anyways.
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