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Re: Snead talks a big game

May 14, 2018 12:16PM
I see it differently, 89.

They have extended star players and they have certainly not been reluctant to sign top FA’s and trade for top players since ‘12.

Big Whit
Saffold
Sully
Woods
Cooks
Brockers
Easley
Barron
Talib
Peters
NRC

Plus, Joyner was tagged this year and TruJo the two years before that.

Not to mention that they have star players too young for extension yet, so it’s a little early to criticize them for not extending the youngsters.

To imply that they can’t or won’t retain players due to salary cost seems very inaccurate. They spend right up to the cap annually, in fact.

As to AD’s contract? We don’t even know what we don’t know. For example, what if AD is holding out until after Mack signs? Or is insisting on that rumored deal breaking opt out clause? Or some other unknown thing that we have no way of knowing?

Finally, since when are fans to be kept informed of intimate details in contract negotiations? This thing will get done when it gets done. I recommend that we relax and leave this to the professionals while we enjoy this upcoming camp and season. It looks like it’s gonna be a doozy.

Edit: I omitted Hekker, Zuerlein, and McQuaide in my extension list above. Oops!



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/14/2018 12:29PM by Rams43.
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  Why does it seem like Donald won't get signed?

promomasterj453May 14, 2018 10:46AM

  Snead talks a big game

Speedball89148May 14, 2018 10:51AM

  Re: Snead talks a big game

Rams43130May 14, 2018 12:16PM

  Jenkins, TruJo, Watkins Donald

Speedball89105May 14, 2018 12:38PM

  Re: Jenkins, TruJo, Watkins Donald

Ramsdude94May 14, 2018 01:00PM

  True

Speedball8982May 14, 2018 01:19PM

  here's why

zn133May 14, 2018 01:37PM

  Yup. Pats are a trap comparison.

max48May 15, 2018 05:28AM

  Re: Is Brockers a star?

dzrams72May 15, 2018 05:21AM

  Question: Why sign him now?

Coy Bacon148May 14, 2018 10:53AM

  Re: Question: Why sign him now?

Speedball89123May 14, 2018 10:55AM

  Re: Question: Why sign him now?

Hollywood Ram78May 14, 2018 03:29PM

  Re: Question: Why sign him now?

Speedball8974May 14, 2018 03:35PM

  Re: Question: Why sign him now?

Ramsdude101May 14, 2018 03:45PM

  Re: Question: Why sign him now?

Speedball8973May 14, 2018 04:33PM

  DT's seem to have productive careers beyond 30

promomasterj71May 15, 2018 09:07AM

  Re: DT's seem to have productive careers beyond 30

Ramsdude53May 15, 2018 09:57AM

  Suh is 31. Several of the best are 30...

promomasterj56May 15, 2018 10:42AM

  Maybe that's their plan - which is sad.

promomasterj159May 14, 2018 11:22AM

  +1 (nm)

zn66May 14, 2018 01:51PM

  Re: Maybe Donald is greedy

Speedball8988May 14, 2018 02:37PM

  Players don't set the market - owners and agents do

promomasterj75May 14, 2018 02:47PM

  Re: Players don't set the market - owners and agents do

Speedball8970May 14, 2018 02:57PM

  Re: Maybe Donald is greedy

Ramsdude73May 14, 2018 02:58PM

  Re: Why does it seem like Donald won't get signed?

PSJRam92May 14, 2018 11:52AM

  It's a an agent standoff with Khalil Mack.

alyoshamucci163May 14, 2018 11:59AM

  One big difference this year ...

AlbaNY_Ram112May 14, 2018 12:29PM

  I haven't really been paying much attention

IowaRam87May 14, 2018 01:12PM

  Why does anyone think Donald wants to sign now?

reggae119May 14, 2018 01:36PM

  Re: Why does anyone think Donald wants to sign now?

socalmab89May 14, 2018 04:02PM

  Re: Why does it seem like Donald won't get signed?

SoCalRAMatic68May 15, 2018 09:50AM