Preaching to the choir.
If you get the right guy you can't over pay or reach. The important thing isn't how much you give to get the right guy it's having the right people in place that can get him.
If some time traveler told me today that in this draft we could get a guy that would win us a SB in 2 years I'd give up 5 1st round draft picks...
"He had no teeth, and he was slobbering all over himself. I'm thinking, 'You can have your money back, just get me out of here. Let me go be an accountant." I can't tell you how badly I wanted out of there."
Denver rookie QB John Elway, on Jack Lambert, after Lambert and the Steelers knocked Elway out of his first game as a pro (1983).