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Peter King
January 10, 1994
Thanks to Rupert Murdoch, teams will have more money to spend on player salaries in 1994, which means that the top fire agents will attract livelier bidding during the off-season than anyone had expected. The four-year, $1.6 billion purchase of the NFC television package by Murdoch's Fox Network will raise the salary cap by some $4 million per team—which is crucial because while the best things in life are free, the fellows listed below will cost some very big money. The best fire agents by position:
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January 10, 1994

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Thanks to Rupert Murdoch, teams will have more money to spend on player salaries in 1994, which means that the top fire agents will attract livelier bidding during the off-season than anyone had expected. The four-year, $1.6 billion purchase of the NFC television package by Murdoch's Fox Network will raise the salary cap by some $4 million per team—which is crucial because while the best things in life are free, the fellows listed below will cost some very big money. The best fire agents by position:

Offense

WR Anthony Miller, San Diego Michael Haynes, Atlanta
TE Eric Green, Pittsburgh
T Howard Ballard, Buffalo Andy Heck,* Seattle
G Chris Hinton,* Atlanta Nate Newton, Dallas
C Courtney Hall, San Diego
QB Scott Mitchell, Miami
RB Lewis Tillman, Giants
FB Tom Rathman, San Francisco

Defense

DE Sean Jones, Houston Clyde Simmons, Philadelphia
DT Dan Saleaumua, Kansas City Jimmie Jones, Dallas
OLB Seth Joyner, Philadelphia Ken Harvey, Phoenix
MLB Chris Spielman, Detroit
CB Nate Odomes, Buffalo Cris Dishman, Houston
S Bubba McDowell, Houston Greg Jackson, Giants

Specialists

K Pete Stoyanovich, Miami, P Sean Landeta, Rams
Special Teams Steve Tasker, Buffalo; Darion Connor, Atlanta
Jack-of-all-trades Deion Sanders, Atlanta

*Transition players. The current team can retain these players by matching any offer they get on the open market.

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