What precisely is unclear about the fact that all submitted bids that can be afforded by teams are valid? Another team submitted the winning bid. They had the cap space. The bid stood. They were even willing to accept the player at said bid. We even have a rule that reinstates deleted bids so long as the team can afford the bid. There has yet to be a single scenario through multiple periods wherein a valid bid was allowed to be retracted. This could not have been more black and white.