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June 12, 2018 06:32PM
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AlbaNY_Ram
I agree 100%!

On the same token if Donald is asking for $28M that ain't gonna work either. (And if that's the case I would have a hard time blaming Demoff for the impasse.).

The Rams don't seem to mind paying top dollar for players. They might have had a hard time distinguishing top talent at times but they have not looked cheap. Austin, Ogletree, TruJo, and Joyner (to name a few) have all been well paid as Rams: it's hard for me to think the Rams are lowballing AD in light of these other expenditures. Could it be as simple as both sides want to wait for Mack to sign to ensure that AD is the highest paid defensive player?!?

I don't see how we can put TruJ and Joyner on this list. Using the franchise tag is a short term commitment. For that reason, I definitely wouldn't use that as an example of paying top dollar.

Looking at all of the names, I haven't seen an extension for an elite player. Could it be that the issue isn't in their inability to distinguish top talent, rather it's in their inability to stomach a huge monetary commitment?

$100M over 5 years isn't the same as $50M over 5. Maybe those huge numbers are sticker shock.

The one elite player they had was Jenkins and they couldn't bring themselves to offer market value over many years.
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  Is anybody else mad at Demoff?

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  Re: Is anybody else mad at Demoff?

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  To me the TA singing was one of the worst signings ever

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  Re: To me the TA singing was one of the worst signings ever

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  Re: To me the TA singing was one of the worst signings ever

zn153June 11, 2018 10:31AM

  It has nothing to do with markets it has to do with talent evaluation

Los Angeles Lenny93June 11, 2018 02:00PM

  I do agree with one thing you said...

max85June 11, 2018 02:06PM

  Re: It has nothing to do with markets it has to do with talent evaluation

zn101June 11, 2018 02:27PM

  Re: It has nothing to do with markets it has to do with talent evaluation

max82June 12, 2018 03:38AM

  Re: It has nothing to do with markets it has to do with talent evaluation

zn69June 13, 2018 06:24AM

  Re: It has nothing to do with markets it has to do with talent evaluation

max62June 13, 2018 06:50AM

  Couple of quick thoughts on the AD and Cooks extension negotiations...

Rams4369June 13, 2018 08:55AM

  Re: One quick thought on your quick thoughts...

dzrams66June 13, 2018 12:11PM

  Re: One quick thought on your quick thoughts...

Rams4365June 13, 2018 01:04PM

  Re: One quick thought on your quick thoughts...

dzrams57June 13, 2018 05:25PM

  Re: It has nothing to do with markets it has to do with talent evaluation

Rams4360June 13, 2018 08:21PM

  Re: It has nothing to do with markets it has to do with talent evaluation

Rampage2K-79June 11, 2018 05:54PM

  it is a feel for the game

Los Angeles Lenny81June 12, 2018 01:05PM

  Right with you

NewMexicoRam104June 11, 2018 09:33AM

  Re: Is anybody else mad at Demoff?

Steve148June 11, 2018 08:56AM

  Demoff almost fired Snead

Los Angeles Lenny148June 11, 2018 09:00AM

  Re: Is anybody else mad at Demoff?

David Deacon174June 11, 2018 10:11AM

  +1

zn134June 11, 2018 10:22AM

  Re: +1

max87June 11, 2018 03:04PM

  Re: +1

Rampage2K-79June 11, 2018 05:56PM

  Re: +1

David Deacon65June 12, 2018 09:03AM

  Here's the deal...

max179June 11, 2018 12:44PM

  LOL! Pay the man!

Ramadune107June 11, 2018 02:31PM

  Re: LOL! Pay the man!

zn116June 11, 2018 02:41PM

  Have to agree...

jemach90June 11, 2018 05:07PM

  Re: LOL! Pay the man!

Rampage2K-91June 11, 2018 06:02PM

  Re: LOL! Pay the man!

zn89June 11, 2018 06:36PM

  Re: LOL! Pay the man!

DudeRam77June 11, 2018 07:13PM

  Re: LOL! Pay the man!

max88June 11, 2018 02:58PM

  Re: LOL! Pay the man!

Rampage2K-85June 11, 2018 06:00PM

  Re: Nice Strawman! Good Job!! NM

dzrams62June 12, 2018 07:14AM

  Re: Here's the deal...

AlbaNY_Ram87June 12, 2018 10:23AM

  Nope

max94June 12, 2018 11:26AM

  Re: Nope

AlbaNY_Ram96June 12, 2018 11:40AM

  Re: Nope

zn98June 12, 2018 12:18PM

  Re: Nope

dzrams81June 12, 2018 06:32PM

  Don't get me started on Demoff...

jemach170June 11, 2018 05:09PM

  Well said!

Los Angeles Lenny130June 11, 2018 08:05PM

  Re: Is anybody else mad at Demoff?

Classicalwit62June 14, 2018 04:30AM

  let’s put him in the dunk tank again...

max71June 15, 2018 02:43PM