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Injury keeps Dilfer from going after incentives

Updated: November 2, 2002, 5:56 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The ruptured right Achilles tendon that will sideline Trent Dilfer for the balance of the year will also preclude the quarterback from ever being able to collect on $10 million worth of base salary escalators.

Dilfer re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks this spring as an unrestricted free agent, when coach Mike Holmgren assured him he would be the starter, agreeing to a four-year contract that, on face value, was worth $8 million. But the deal also afforded Dilfer an opportunity to dramatically ...

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