Dimitroff told Alge Crumpler of WQXI-AM, via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, that the remaining cap space will be saved for injury contingencies and emergencies.
"I know there is a lot of talk about Richard, and Richard is a fine man," Dimitroff said. "There is no more discussion here at this point about having him in here."
Of course, Dimitroff went on to hedge his comments by adding, "Never say never."
We would just like to point out that $7 million is an aberrantly high figure for an NFL team to devote to contingencies. Both sides appear to be negotiating through the media.
As always, the answer to all of your questions is money. Seymour wants more of it, and the Falcons aren't ready to part with it.