Originally Posted by SMC
That was because Chad was in a position to get cut. Ultimately, he got every penny of the contract because his salary was converted into a low base and easily achieved incentives based on playing time only, which Chad met by playing the full season.
Jets can't threaten Sanchez with getting cut because he and his agent know it would be a cap killer for the Jets.
True, I am not 100% sure but I dont think Pennington's salary was guaranteed when he agreed to take a pay cut. Very different situation.