Originally Posted by Red in Atl
I was speaking of the Ludwick contract. He's had one half of a good season in the last 5 or 6 years. And because of that, we can't just pick up the option. We have to resign him to a larger contract. Now half of that contract is wasted. And he will likely bring little value to the rest of it. Small market teams need to utilize every dollar.
"Pick up the option"? What option?
Ryan Ludwick was the best solution, dollars included, available for this team. The other option was to turn to what they're doing in LF now.