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Re: running some estimated numbers on OverTheCap.com

February 12, 2019 08:09AM
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LMU93
After reading this LA Times piece by Gary Klein I was playing around the with the free agency calculator over on OverTheCap.com here's what I did:

Released:
Barron
Sullivan
T. Smart

RFA/ERFA tenders:
Littleton (I went at the 2nd round level- could lose him otherwise)
Countess
Natson
M. Brown

Extended:
Fowler (1 year/$8M)
Saffold (3 yrs/$35M)

That puts the Rams about $14.9M under the cap. Estimated rookie draft pool $5.6M which cuts that to $8.3M. That's not a lot of money for free agency, but they also don't really need it. They can afford 2-3 mid-tier free agents (OLB Shaquil Barrett from Denver?). Maybe Saffold costs less. Can also of course restructure someone's deal to free up a few million more.

Nice work, 93.

I know that 10 different posters are probably gonna have 10 different opinions. But, fwiw, here’s mine.

I’m not a big Natson fan. Salary isn’t a biggie, anyway, but still...

I think you might be a bit optimistic on Fowler’s cost, but I do think we can (and must) sign Saffold for less on his 3rd contract. Say around 3 years for $28-30 million? Otherwise, I think Saffold prices himself out of range for the Rams.

Other questions:

The backup QB position.
The Brown or CJ decision
Who replaces Suh?
Ebu’s replacement
Must Brockers be sacrificed on the cap altar? It’s possible.
Joyner’s replacement gonna be a FA or a draft pick?

Gonna be tricky for S&M this offseason, no doubt. Lot of “holes” and decisions to be addressed with limited cap and draft resources. Possibly 4 among our front 7 alone. But these two have done stellar work in both areas during the previous 2 offseasons, to say the least. Why should we expect less now?
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  Who do we keep and who do we let go??

BeachBoy576February 08, 2019 04:36PM

  Re: Who do we keep and who do we let go??

OzRam202February 08, 2019 10:19PM

  I'm torn on CJ coming back.....

Rampage2K-182February 09, 2019 09:07AM

  Re: I'm torn on CJ coming back.....

den-the-coach140February 09, 2019 09:59AM

  I think they could really get BOTH...CJ and Brown...

SunTzu_vs_Camus100February 10, 2019 04:44AM

  Re: Idk Sun

Speed_Kills98February 10, 2019 07:07AM

  Two things....

Rams4383February 10, 2019 07:18AM

  Re: Yeah we disagree

Speed_Kills81February 10, 2019 07:36AM

  Re: Yeah we disagree

Rams4379February 10, 2019 08:03AM

  Re: Doesn't matter what Brown wants...

dzrams68February 10, 2019 12:33PM

  Re: Yeah we disagree

oswald1268February 11, 2019 05:02AM

  Re: I'm torn on CJ coming back.....

Scottish Ram42February 14, 2019 10:13AM

  McVay SHOULD learn to use BOTH guys!

Ramgator109February 09, 2019 11:22AM

  TG loves MBrown...and Brown is near as good as CJ....

SunTzu_vs_Camus114February 10, 2019 04:55AM

  has to be an either/or with Brown and Anderson

LMU9374February 11, 2019 04:13AM

  Re: I would tender Brown

Speed_Kills64February 11, 2019 07:15AM

  Re: I would resign CJ

dzrams88February 11, 2019 07:26AM

  Re: yeah well we just disagree on this

Speed_Kills60February 12, 2019 07:11AM

  Re: Disagreement is fine...but a longer explanation just for you!

dzrams60February 12, 2019 10:45AM

  Re: ok thats better nm

Speed_Kills25February 12, 2019 12:14PM

  Re: has to be an either/or with Brown and Anderson

Rams4361February 11, 2019 07:54AM

  Re: has to be an either/or with Brown and Anderson

LMU9338February 12, 2019 05:28AM

  Re: yes I'm with you

Speed_Kills43February 12, 2019 07:12AM

  Re: has to be an either/or with Brown and Anderson

Rams4340February 12, 2019 07:40AM

  Dont get the love for M. Brown

ferragamo7940February 13, 2019 06:00PM

  Re: Dont get the love for M. Brown

Rams4350February 13, 2019 08:54PM

  agreed, 43....MBrown can play.

SunTzu_vs_Camus27February 14, 2019 05:23AM

  Re: +1

spagsbacker59February 11, 2019 07:56AM

  Re: I'm torn on CJ coming back.....

RamsFanSinceLA43February 13, 2019 07:20AM

  Re: Isn't that countercultural though...?

dzrams62February 13, 2019 11:36AM

  Re: Isn't that countercultural though...?

Rampage2K-42February 13, 2019 12:07PM

  Re: Isn't that countercultural though...?

RamsFanSinceLA35February 13, 2019 02:02PM

  running some estimated numbers on OverTheCap.com

LMU93131February 12, 2019 06:06AM

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headslapper107February 12, 2019 06:54AM

  Suh

LMU9388February 12, 2019 08:37AM

  Re: Suh

PHDram77February 12, 2019 08:53AM

  Re: Suh

LMU9369February 12, 2019 10:11AM

  Re: running some estimated numbers on OverTheCap.com

Rams4382February 12, 2019 08:09AM

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LMU9382February 12, 2019 08:36AM

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Rams43112February 12, 2019 09:01AM

  think you are way to low on Fowler

ferragamo79100February 12, 2019 08:24AM

  Re: think you are way to low on Fowler

LMU9389February 12, 2019 10:01AM