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there is no "less than" on 2nd contracts

May 14, 2019 10:04AM
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jemach
I agree. He's just not worth $30+ million...at this time, We he likely get more...yeah.

He needs to show me how he carries a team. He needs to show me a great 2 minute offense QB. He needs to show me more 4th quarter "put a dagger in them" drives.

You sign a starter up for a 2nd contract at amount that either matches or comes close to the annual market amount for that position.

If you try to sign him for less, the player simply goes "okay I;ll sign with someone else then."

With 2nd contracts for starters it is really this and this only---if you want to keep him you sign him for the market amount, and if you don't want to sign him for the market amount you don't keep him. It;s one or the other.

Contrary to a popular "hard to kill" myth, 2nd contracts are not about what we think the player is "worth." It has nothing to do with that.

If you want to keep him as the starter, you sign him for that year's market amount---if you don't want to sign him for that, someone else will.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/14/2019 10:05AM by zn.
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  6 players the Rams could sign to contract extensions this offseason

RamBill477May 14, 2019 04:13AM

  Re: 6 players the Rams could sign to contract extensions this offseason

CeeZar102May 14, 2019 05:05AM

  none need to be done now

LMU9389May 14, 2019 05:32AM

  disagree

PHDram85May 14, 2019 05:52AM

  Re: disagree

Ohiorams59May 14, 2019 06:58AM

  Re: disagree

PHDram60May 14, 2019 07:04AM

  Re: disagree

Ramboni41May 14, 2019 02:50PM

  I could see extending Littleton now

LMU9366May 14, 2019 07:49AM

  Re: I could see extending Littleton now

PHDram53May 14, 2019 08:12AM

  Re: I could see extending Littleton now

Rams4350May 14, 2019 09:01AM

  Re: none need to be done now

zn59May 14, 2019 09:58AM

  brockers

PHDram69May 14, 2019 05:50AM

  They can save cap space this year by resigning Brockers

David Deacon44May 14, 2019 11:11AM

  Re: They can save cap space this year by resigning Brockers

PHDram38May 14, 2019 11:29AM

  I would sign Goff today

LBRamsFan62May 14, 2019 09:09AM

  If we could do it for less than $30 million annually...

jemach58May 14, 2019 09:35AM

  Like against NO? (nm)

LBRamsFan33May 14, 2019 09:37AM

  You mean when we were once again stopped...

jemach51May 14, 2019 09:42AM

  Re: You mean when we were once again stopped...

LBRamsFan51May 14, 2019 09:47AM

  Re: You mean Goff............

oldschoolramfan43May 14, 2019 09:59AM

  there is no "less than" on 2nd contracts

zn55May 14, 2019 10:04AM

  I expected you to respond...

jemach48May 14, 2019 10:09AM

  Re: I expected you to respond...

zn57May 14, 2019 10:12AM

  I like the way you explain this

snowman38May 14, 2019 10:27AM

  oh good

PHDram34May 14, 2019 10:43AM

  Re: This is an option...

dzrams36May 14, 2019 01:38PM

  And look at the predicament

PHDram26May 14, 2019 02:01PM

  Re: And look at the predicament

dzrams28May 14, 2019 02:23PM

  You either have one or you dont

PHDram30May 14, 2019 05:34PM

  Re: You either have one or you dont....I agree...

dzrams37May 14, 2019 07:38PM

  Re: You either have one or you dont....I agree...

PHDram26May 15, 2019 06:21AM

  Re: This is an option...

zn41May 14, 2019 06:58PM

  Re: This is an option...

dzrams36May 14, 2019 07:48PM

  Re: This is an option...

zn41May 14, 2019 08:00PM

  ya know, zn...you've spent a lot of posts on this topic....

SunTzu_vs_Camus40May 15, 2019 01:39AM

  Re: ya know, zn...you've spent a lot of posts on this topic....

zn36May 15, 2019 04:38AM

  Re: there is no "less than" on 2nd contracts

bigjimram2122May 14, 2019 10:36AM

  Re: I do NOT extend Goff....

spagsbacker73May 14, 2019 10:13AM

  Re: I do NOT extend Goff....

bigjimram2145May 14, 2019 10:40AM

  as quarterbacks do not grow on trees

PHDram42May 14, 2019 11:26AM

  Re: I sign Bortles as well................No doubt!

oldschoolramfan42May 14, 2019 11:36AM

  sure

PHDram41May 14, 2019 12:13PM

  Re: sure

dzrams33May 15, 2019 05:07AM

  Re: beat me to it....

spagsbacker48May 14, 2019 12:20PM

  What on earth

PHDram46May 14, 2019 12:36PM

  Re: I love Goff as our QB..........

oldschoolramfan46May 14, 2019 01:13PM

  Re: I love Goff as our QB..........

PHDram44May 14, 2019 05:45PM

  Re: I love Goff as our QB..........

oldschoolramfan52May 15, 2019 05:51AM

  Re: I love Goff as our QB..........

bigjimram2129May 15, 2019 11:18AM

  Being successful in less than ideal situations

Atlantic Ram22May 15, 2019 04:37PM

  Re: beat me to it.... Attachments

RamsFanSinceLA35May 15, 2019 10:13AM

  Re: 6 players the Rams could sign to contract extensions this offseason

no name33May 14, 2019 11:35AM