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Dec 22, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub (8) passes against the Denver Broncos during the second half at Reliant Stadium. The Broncos won 37-13. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Rumors: Matt Schaub contract with Oakland Raiders not guaranteed beyond 2014

Despite suggestions from the Oakland Raiders front office suggesting that newly acquired quarterback Matt Schaub isn’t a ‘stop gap’, the team isn’t committed to him for anymore than a season – at least financially.

Schaub recently renegotiated his contract with the Raiders and according to Ross Tucker, only Schaub’s 2014 salary is guaranteed.

Schaub’s restructured deal in Oakland pays him $8M fully guaranteed in 2014, non-guaranteed $5.5M in ’15, per source.

While the $8 million is a little steep for this season, being able to get out of the deal if Schaub isn’t able to recapture his magic was a smooth move by the Oakland front office.

On the flip side, if Schaub is able to return to form, getting him for a relatively paltry $5.5 million next season would be looked at as a plus as well.

Either way you slice it, pretty hard to not like the deal for the Raiders.

Side note: Schaub can make up to $11 million this season through incentives, but they’re nearly impossible to achieve, so there isn’t much concern over that.

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