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Re: that's the only thing that counts

May 17, 2018 06:51PM
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I believe 20 million for a guy two years out is incredibly generous for obvious reasons.

It's not though.

Remember this has nothing to do with how we "feel" or how we personally respond to contracts or players or what we think they're "worth."

It's the market. The NFL 2nd contract market goes up. It just does. If you don't keep pace with that you're lowballing.

So this is now 4 years after Suh's 19 M deal and Donald is better than Suh anyway.

Regardless how you feel personally about a 20 M deal, the market says contracts go up annually. That's why for example this year WRs up for 2nd contracts were getting something in the 16 M range, when in 2017 it was in the 13-14 M range.

If in 2018 you offered a serious starting caliber WR up for his 2nd contract the same amount WRs were getting in 2015, they wouldn't even return your call. That's basically an insult.


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  Re: Rams optimistic on reaching deal with Aaron Donald/NFL.com

MamaRAMa167May 15, 2018 12:34PM

  Wash, rinse, repeat

Speedball89118May 15, 2018 12:57PM

  Re: Rams optimistic on reaching deal with Aaron Donald/NFL.com

IowaRam174May 15, 2018 01:25PM

  This FO loves to throw shade on the player

RFIP133May 15, 2018 03:01PM

  Re: This FO loves to throw shade on the player

no name146May 15, 2018 03:59PM

  we don't know

zn127May 15, 2018 05:19PM

  Can we all agree that sources everywhere..

no name82May 17, 2018 11:09AM

  no

zn73May 17, 2018 11:37AM

  Re: no

BarryRams67May 17, 2018 12:20PM

  I know

zn45May 17, 2018 01:30PM

  We are not debating appropriate value

no name69May 17, 2018 12:47PM

  that's the only thing that counts

zn67May 17, 2018 01:47PM

  so just to be clear

PHDram64May 17, 2018 02:08PM

  Re: that's the only thing that counts

no name75May 17, 2018 05:12PM

  Re: that's the only thing that counts

zn64May 17, 2018 05:36PM

  Re: that's the only thing that counts

no name56May 17, 2018 06:36PM

  Re: that's the only thing that counts

zn51May 17, 2018 06:51PM

  Re: that's the only thing that counts

no name45May 18, 2018 05:21AM

  he acted within the rules of the new CBA

zn53May 18, 2018 05:30AM

  Re: he acted within the rules of the new CBA

no name40May 18, 2018 11:30AM

  Yes

Ramsdude60May 17, 2018 12:59PM

  Re: Yes

zn62May 17, 2018 08:05PM

  Great article - half of it is Donald's height, weight, and stats

promomasterj119May 15, 2018 01:05PM

  That writer added nothing...

jemach107May 15, 2018 03:23PM

  YAAAWN!!!!!!!!

Ramgator41May 18, 2018 03:19AM