Originally Posted by Cigaro
No, I'm saying that contracts don't automatically equate worth. Whether or not a team should sign Matt Ryan over an elite defensive player involves a number of issues, namely existing team needs, the impact of those needs on team success, market value for each player, the difference between the players and similar alternatives, the capacity to actually acquire such alternatives, etc. No team should simply go, well QB X is getting paid more than DEF X, so we should obviously sign QB X who must be more valuable.
There, you just said it.
The impact of a team needing a QB is so much more bigger than the impact of a team needing a CB. Obviously you fail to see how big of a difference that actually is.
I can't really say much else if don't see that.