Originally Posted by DDNYjets
I would like the NFL to create their own version of the Bird exemption. Allow a team to go over the cap to keep a player they drafted. Have a certain amount that counts against the cap (maybe the franchise tag amount) and then have the rest be exempt from the cap. Allow them to do this with only one player at a time.
I would be fine with that, as long as it is just one guy for as long as that guy is in the league. Non transferable until that guy is retired.