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Addition by subtraction: Patriots freed up about $3.9M by cutting Adrian Clayborn...(2.5 sacks, 11 tackles) NT
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* AB to the Raiders for two draft picks. $50M contract and 30 guaranteed! Tbqh I donít think raiders are a better team than the Bills, but I guess Vegas is better than Buffalo. NT
FurlessBat
03/10/19 12:08 AM
xx * Fitz magic to miami..had a feeling he was probably best option left ha!! We be decent for four game than fall off cliff ..typical fitzpatrick career.. NT
uvp
03/17/19 01:10 PM
xx * Guess they'll be shopping for another qb of the future at the draft? NT
dustysnemisis
03/19/19 03:42 PM
xx * Not too bad as an interim starter. Like you said earlier draft is the way to go unless they can get Rosen. NT
Bobbo2
03/17/19 03:54 PM
xx * Well, he doesnít have to move too far in Fl. I always liked him, maybe this will be the right fit. NT
wyndycty
03/17/19 01:43 PM
xx * Oh no! That can't be it...can it? I know Flores is coming in as Defense; who is replacing Gace? NT
colleenag
03/17/19 01:25 PM
xx * Flores is the HC. NT
Bobbo2
03/17/19 03:56 PM
xx * OH yes! Got it! It will be interesting to see what all the changes bring! NT
colleenag
03/17/19 04:02 PM
xx * Flores was on the Packers' list would have been happy if we had gotten him. Very highly regarded I have read. NT
Bobbo2
03/17/19 04:15 PM
xx * Yes! I hope we don't miss him too much. What's the word on Matt LaFleur? NT
colleenag
03/17/19 04:24 PM
xx * Was a QB coach for the Redskins and Falcons and OC for the Rams and Titans so offensive minded coach. Tough job, with Rodgers fans expect wins but the team is not that good right now. NT
Bobbo2
03/17/19 04:35 PM
xx * I hope he is able to work with / direct Rodgers! I imagine Aaron is a great guy but I would think he pretty much runs the offense and team would need more help on D but that's just my perception. NT
colleenag
03/17/19 04:46 PM
xx * Rodgers has a lot of freedom to audible and such but he doesnt call the plays, same as Brady, You're right we havent had a good defense in a long time. If we did we would probably have 1 or 2 more SB
Bobbo2
03/17/19 07:32 PM
xx * Tannehill to titans..just got back in..i dont get move if he isnt starting..basically two qb with same skill set.. NT
uvp
03/15/19 01:03 PM
xx * That'll add depth at qb ... wonder what Vrabel has up his sleeve? And that leaves Oz at qb in MIA. Hmmm. NT
colleenag
03/15/19 01:07 PM
xx * No hmm..! Ha! NT
uvp
03/15/19 01:59 PM
xx * found a little more info on what some think Brock's future with Miami will be...
colleenag
03/15/19 06:13 PM
xx * That sums it up..not good back up..wouldnt be mentoring type to groom whoever they draft= see ya.. NT
uvp
03/16/19 11:58 AM
xx * yea, he had flashes of brilliance with DEN back in 2015. It was noteworthy that once he started chasing the money, like many, his performance fell off sharply. Do you think MIA will groom qb on the
colleenag
03/16/19 12:05 PM
xx * No way any on roster are starting material..draft seems path..all decent free agents seems taken already..so see draft.. NT
uvp
03/16/19 12:46 PM
xx * Addition by subtraction: Patriots freed up about $3.9M by cutting Adrian Clayborn...(2.5 sacks, 11 tackles) NT
colleenag
03/15/19 11:19 AM
xx * Steelers Will Pay Ryan Shazier for 2019 Season While He's on PUP List....
wyndycty
03/15/19 06:37 AM
xx * Very cool for the Steelers to do that. NT
Blockhead
03/16/19 12:53 PM
xx * Agree! NT
uvp
03/16/19 01:39 PM
xx * Link to FA tracker...
Bobbo2
03/14/19 04:07 PM
xx * cool. thanks NT
Axelsen
03/14/19 04:25 PM
xx * You're welcome. NT
Bobbo2
03/14/19 04:34 PM
xx * Trying to get caught up...saw Bridgewater staying with the Saints... NT
wyndycty
03/14/19 03:46 PM
xx * $7.5 mil to back up Brees. Easy money. Sweet gig. NT
dustysnemisis
03/15/19 10:36 AM
xx * Bruce Ellington??? WR to the Patriots...5'9". 200 lbs. played with Detriot/Houston, 27 yo. 1 yr. deal... NT
colleenag
03/14/19 01:12 PM
xx * A little trivia, last week I googled Randall Cobb to see if anything was going on with him and some headers came up saying how the Patriots approached the Packers about him last year. NT
Bobbo2
03/14/19 03:14 PM
xx * ...and i understand he is still available! Let's see what happens today! NT
colleenag
03/15/19 04:47 AM
xx * lol who needs a receiver with only 1 1/2 hamstrings ... injury history... NT
colleenag
03/14/19 01:16 PM
xx * and the other shoe drops...Golden Tate to NY Giants...OY! NT
colleenag
03/14/19 01:41 PM
xx * well, a bit of better news...6ft receiver, Maurice Harris, from the 'skins coming to foxborough! NT
colleenag
03/14/19 02:14 PM
xx * When season starts typical brady has no dependable wr outside of edelman/ gronk..ha!! NT
uvp
03/14/19 02:20 PM
xx * what may sweeten the picture is Josh Gordon may be back. His suspension is indefinite but NE could have inside info that he will be back and so are not as aggressive as they would need to be for WR NT
colleenag
03/15/19 04:53 AM
xx * Knowing his history i wouldnt put my stock in him..countless suspensions!! NT
uvp
03/15/19 05:11 AM
xx * So true. I can't imagine NE won't look long and hard before keeping him if the suspension ends soon. Tough decision! NT
colleenag
03/15/19 05:47 AM
xx * Update on New England: Dorsett (WR) signed to a 3 year deal, rumors about Golden Tate interest here surfacing; Gronk still undecided. Pats "kicking the tires" on Jared Cook (TE)...
colleenag
03/14/19 10:06 AM
xx * I always wanted to see Tate in New England's offense. He gets open. And Brady can deliver him the ball. He's past his prime but still might be worth it. NT
Blockhead
03/14/19 11:33 AM
xx * Did you hear the story of the one that got away? The story is a bit murky but apparently the dude Humphries (wr) went to another team after Patriots offered a deal? And that supposedly Patriots
colleenag
03/14/19 11:39 AM
xx * Adam Humphries. I heard that but I think it probably came down to money like it almost always does. NT
Blockhead
03/14/19 11:45 AM
xx * Update: Just heard the audio from Humphries and Humphries hadn't signed with Titans but accepted their bigger offer with a handshake and THEN Patriots came in with a bigger counter offer but Adam
colleenag
03/14/19 12:02 PM
xx * Yes. Absolutely. It just seems hard to believe Bill B would get that complacent when it comes to a player he really wants. But maybe. NT
colleenag
03/14/19 11:54 AM
xx * Dorsett doesnt play much but make one big play in key games at times.. NT
uvp
03/14/19 10:13 AM
xx * Yes. He has come up with big catches, notably that one in the end zone against KC. He's coming along nicely, if a bit slowly. Not sure of his new contract but I'm betting it's team friendly. NT
colleenag
03/14/19 10:15 AM
xx * Kyle Murray does not run the 40 at his Pro Day or do any roll out throws. Just steps back and throws. Iím still iffy on him NT
wyndycty
03/14/19 06:26 AM
xx * I'm trying not to read too much negativity in Murray's decision not to have his height re-checked. Many jokes about what he may have done before combine to gain inch(es)! Most methods that
colleenag
03/14/19 10:11 AM
xx * Redskins resigning Adrian Peterson for 2 more years NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 03:46 PM
xx * Yikes two years! I know he was decent but north of 30... NT
uvp
03/13/19 03:49 PM
xx * The Kansas City Chiefs have released five-time Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry, the team announced Wednesday. Berry was just two seasons into the six-year, $78-million extension he inked in 2017. NT
AskMedia
03/13/19 01:54 PM
xx * I expected that move.. NT
uvp
03/13/19 02:39 PM
xx * The Baltimore Ravens took a massive step toward restoring their top-ranked defense by signing star safety Earl Thomas, the team announced Wednesday. Thomas will receive a four-year, $55-million
AskMedia
03/13/19 01:52 PM
xx * Also got Mark Ingram from the Saints. NT
Bobbo2
03/13/19 02:01 PM
xx * I wansít sure if that was a done deal or not. Heard he intends to sign for $15 million over 3 years. That would be another huge splash for the Ravens in free agency. NT
AskMedia
03/13/19 02:30 PM
xx * Browns now #5 to win the SB at 15/1 and #3 to win the AFC at 8/1 lol. NT
Bobbo2
03/13/19 12:53 PM
xx * Odds to win the NFC Championship...
Bobbo2
03/13/19 01:41 PM
xx * Vikings too high! NT
uvp
03/13/19 02:40 PM
xx * Perhaps ... Depends on whether they are actually able to fix their O line NT
dustysnemisis
03/19/19 03:56 PM
xx * Uvp...any inside word on who you are leaning toward for QB? I read you may wait to draft a QB in next years draft class? NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 03:20 PM
xx * Just read a ruour that Teddy Bridgewater is meeting with the Dolphins. Guess he needs a new team to pay him not to play :p NT
dustysnemisis
03/13/19 03:36 PM
xx * Hearing they are trying to get bridgewater..heard tyrod was possibility but he went chargers... NT
uvp
03/13/19 03:35 PM
xx * Who else you have? NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 03:42 PM
xx * No one that i would want to keep.. Pretty much starting over everywhere once tannehill goes..cant see osweiler back..always angling to get starters job when he isnt
uvp
03/13/19 03:47 PM
xx * I just read the Saints May sign Tannehill NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 04:20 PM
xx * Surprised he would want to wait brees out..brees probably have2+ years left..coach might do wonders for him no doubt..our coaches couldnt..right hands might do trick.. NT
uvp
03/13/19 04:24 PM
xx * It pains me to say this but so are the Packers... Stupid money. NT
Bobbo2
03/13/19 03:06 PM
xx * Odds to win the AFC Championship...
Bobbo2
03/13/19 01:39 PM
xx * I dont get clueless disrespect they do with pats..until i see it pats should be favorites..team been to god knows how many consecutives sb! NT
uvp
03/13/19 02:42 PM
xx * I agree.... they should be ranked #1 every year till Tom retires! NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 03:17 PM
xx * Ranking them lower fails to jinx /em so .... NT
dustysnemisis
03/13/19 03:38 PM
xx * I"m going to frame this post. NT
Blockhead
03/13/19 03:19 PM
xx * Yep, take a pic... itís ON once the season starts, ha NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 03:41 PM
xx * NFL Future Odds to win the Super Bowl...
Bobbo2
03/13/19 01:33 PM
xx * Radio heads here in NE also think the Colts are going to do well this fall; some have them in their top 4! NT
colleenag
03/13/19 03:50 PM
xx * Wow i knew we be at bottom but dang!! NT
uvp
03/13/19 02:42 PM
xx * *pfft* -:) NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 01:12 PM
xx * Raiders agree to a deal with WR Tyrell Williams. Good complimentary receiver for AB but still need more OL and a RB. NT
Bobbo2
03/13/19 12:00 PM
xx * Hope AB approves or he will pout if he doesnít get the ball all the time....ask JuJu NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 01:12 PM
xx * All good players in any sport have the same attitude... Give ME the ball lol. NT
Bobbo2
03/13/19 01:53 PM
xx * Unfortunately so do many of the bad players :-) NT
AskMedia
03/13/19 01:56 PM
xx * Just heard part of his News conference, he hopes kids still look up to him as a role model, shaved his mustache because he has to be professional now. Ugh NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 03:15 PM
xx * That's my boy :). NT
Bobbo2
03/13/19 03:25 PM
xx * My comments are only directed to him, never you or your team....My disdain will pass -:) NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 03:39 PM
xx * No worries, I was just kidding around. If the situation were reversed I would feel exactly the same :). NT
Bobbo2
03/14/19 04:21 AM
xx * Leveon to jets..would been decent move if the coach is actually creative as playcaller..was pretty horrendous here in miami..frequently called same play 2-3 in a row...
uvp
03/13/19 04:26 AM
xx * For less money/yr than PIT offered him. And losing a year at $14.5M. All total, he cost himself around 20 mil. NT
JAF
03/13/19 06:06 AM
xx * Le'Veon Bell's deal with Jets worse than Steelers' 2018 offer.....
wyndycty
03/13/19 10:54 AM
xx * So a typical Jets player. NT
Blockhead
03/13/19 12:38 PM
xx * Less money on the contract, AND lost $14.5M for sitting out last year. Oh well, win some and lose some, I guess. Color me happy that his hissy-fit cost him a bundle. NT
JAF
03/13/19 11:21 AM
xx * But heís part of the Jets now, canít put a price on that NT
FurlessBat
03/13/19 10:46 AM
xx * ha....He and Broadway Joe should get along famously NT
wyndycty
03/13/19 10:55 AM
xx * That didnt work out so well.. NT
uvp
03/13/19 07:06 AM
xx * In other news...Malkin just scored his 1,000 points with the Penguins. Puts him at #5 in Active scoring leaders, behind Thornton, Crosby, Ovechkin, & Marleau NT
wyndycty
03/12/19 06:35 PM
xx * Giants trade Odell Beckham to the Browns. NT
Blockhead
03/12/19 05:02 PM
xx * CLE loading up while PIT and BAL subtracting. Might be the fav for the division now. NT
JAF
03/12/19 07:40 PM
xx * Good move if giants were bringing back eli! Wow browns making noise.. NT
uvp
03/12/19 07:39 PM
xx * Iím reading Giants fans are livid NT
wyndycty
03/12/19 06:11 PM
xx * Now Mayfield has Jarvis Landry, OBJ, and David Njoku to throw to. Not too shabby. NT
Bobbo2
03/12/19 06:04 PM
xx * But do they have the coach? Kitchens (?) (who some smartasses here calling "kittens". NT
colleenag
03/13/19 03:55 PM
xx * Here are the trade terms: Giants recieve a first-round pick in 2019 (No. 17 overall), the Browns' second third-round pick this year and S Jabril Peppers
Blockhead
03/12/19 05:10 PM
xx * Wyndy, seeing what the Giants got for OBJ, does that make you more angry at AB? NT
Blockhead
03/12/19 05:19 PM
xx * Ha...people have been writing me. The answer is Nope... we were not going to send him to certain teams, regardless of a 1st round offer. We found HIM in the 6th round, ...*edit*..
wyndycty
03/12/19 05:56 PM
xx * It's apples and oranges anyway. AB's trade value was much less because of much higher risks and salary demands. Plus OBJ is 26yo, in his prime. AB will be 31 to start the season, past his prime. NT
JAF
03/13/19 11:26 AM
xx * Whoa.... NT
wyndycty
03/12/19 05:06 PM
xx * this sums it up...
Blockhead
03/12/19 05:09 PM
xx * Chucky continues to dumbfound me with the moves he makes. NT
dustysnemisis
03/11/19 04:46 PM
xx * Watch, they will sign Bell next lol. NT
Bobbo2
03/10/19 03:27 PM
xx * Then draft Murray. :-) NT
JAF
03/10/19 03:45 PM
xx * Antonio Brown latest victim of the Madden Curse.....
wyndycty
03/10/19 11:42 AM
xx * Or it may just be that something like half of all NFL players that have a big season that makes them famous can't sustain it. It's also why so many high-priced free agents end up being busts.
JAF
03/10/19 01:29 PM
xx * Itís the Curse! Beware Madden 20! NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 02:15 PM
xx * Brady for Madden! NT
FurlessBat
03/10/19 02:22 PM
xx * Heh NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 05:19 PM
xx * Grateful if he's not on our team at least he's out of our conference! He's gonna be a dangerous player for a long time according to this review>>>
colleenag
03/10/19 08:04 AM
xx * Teams are pretty smart, they caught on, He will be double teamed and get upset like he did last year. Iím glad we are not playing against him this year, Iím done with the Drama! NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 08:57 AM
xx * I thought that too. I'm sure players passed on notes to other "friends" on other teams on ABs "tactics". I'm glad the crazy drama is over for you too! NT
colleenag
03/10/19 09:23 AM
xx * On a relief scale itís a perect 10. On what hes really ďworthĒ itís a 4. But he sabotaged us not getting a #1 pick. We can now officially work on our Draft Board! NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 06:50 AM
xx * That's kinda what I was expecting. Not so much lately, but the Raiders always used to be where the troublemakers would go that no other teams would put up with. NT
JAF
03/10/19 06:30 AM
xx * My Raiders, like That Darn Cat. Love them but they are always doing stupid sh*t. NT
Bobbo2
03/10/19 12:13 AM
xx * FurlessBat thought you were a Packers fan? NT
FurlessBat
03/10/19 12:20 AM
xx * I am but I am also a Raiders fan. I have 2 teams in the NFL but have been more vocal about the Packers because they have been more successful in the last couple of decades. NT
Bobbo2
03/10/19 12:26 AM
xx * I've explained it but it's a long story. If you want to know I'll gladly tell the story again, I know it's a little unconventional. NT
Bobbo2
03/10/19 12:37 AM
xx * When I was a young lad just entering my sports formative years (about the time the Packers were winning SBs l & ll) my dad would talk about Lombardi, the Packers & players and how great they were. He
Bobbo2
03/10/19 04:00 PM
xx * Yeah I must have forgotten too, I thought u were a Packers fan also. This means I canít say anything bad about the Raiders now, -:) NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 06:54 AM
xx * Nope, you are not allowed to say anything negative about the Packers or Raiders hahaha. Just kidding of course :). NT
Bobbo2
03/10/19 04:32 PM
xx * Congrats Wyndy you fleeced us. NT
Bobbo2
03/10/19 12:16 AM
xx * I think the one that did the fleecing is AB, getting someone to pay that kind of money. NT
JAF
03/10/19 09:35 AM
xx * Steeler Nation is not feeling that at all. :-( NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 06:51 AM
xx * Actually for only a 3rd and a 5th, that's a good deal. A 1st rd pick would have been a different matter though. The real risk now is the $18M/yr, and $30M guarantee. And whether he'll
JAF
03/10/19 06:38 AM
xx * Yeah, I commented while I was in an emotional state and before I saw what the terms were, I assumed a few high round picks were involved. That contract though, if they were in win now mode I could see
Bobbo2
03/10/19 03:17 PM
xx * Yep. And I forgot it's the 2nd pick in the 3rd rd, so adding the 5th it's more like a low 2nd rd equiv. Still not bad for elite talent, but again, that contract and the head case (and the age) is
JAF
03/10/19 03:45 PM
xx * Just read this, which mirrors what I said about the contract being the bigger concern than the picks...
JAF
03/10/19 07:45 AM
xx * and within this report is the missing piece of my puzzle about the cap hit>>> (and can anyone confirm?)
colleenag
03/10/19 09:42 AM
xx * Yes, it's the remaining cap hit from the signing bonus money he got in 2017. Had a large signing bonus, plus they converted a bunch of the first 2 year's
JAF
03/10/19 10:12 AM
xx * Weíve found some diamonds in the ruff before so Iím holding out hope we do again. That dead money kills me! NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 06:55 AM
xx * People forget that AB was a 6th round Draft pick for us. We now have a total of 10 draft picks so hopefully we catch lightening in a bottle again.. NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 07:35 AM
xx * I have a quick question on this trade: Steelers get the 3rd and 5th round draft picks and AB gets his 3 yr contract, $50M, $30 guaranteed. Do Steelers get to remove any $ due AB and/or is there
colleenag
03/10/19 07:39 AM
xx * Ah, ok, I see you referred to "dead" money and I assume that is the cap hit coming. NT
colleenag
03/10/19 07:40 AM
xx * Yes, the only thing I heard in saving any money was $500k...which is just enough for NFL league min salary, meh NT
wyndycty
03/10/19 07:57 AM
xx * And am I right in assuming that was the "bonus" coming to him next week if he was still a Steeler? (I'm just trying to understand contracts now LOL) NT
colleenag
03/10/19 08:01 AM

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