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With the high $$$ signings of offensive linemen Thuney, Ramczyk and now Moton the cost of fielding a good OL just entered a new stratosphere.
It wasn't long ago that $19M/year was reserved for QB talk only. The Franchise Tag just got a lot more expensive for OL.
BB won't like this but he's realistic enough to play along.

The Pats starting OL this year is $35M which seems expensive to me, at least until these new numbers sink in. The cap better go up as expected!
 

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With the high $$$ signings of offensive linemen Thuney, Ramczyk and now Moton the cost of fielding a good OL just entered a new stratosphere.
It wasn't long ago that $19M/year was reserved for QB talk only. The Franchise Tag just got a lot more expensive for OL.
BB won't like this but he's realistic enough to play along.
Could not agree more. Bill has no reason not to pay for the next few years with Jones on a rookie contract. I think he will. Other than Mankins, he has for the most part paid for his Oline.
 

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Jimmy Johnson caught a big one yesterday!
Too bad he didn't release it but congrats to him nevertheless.
There's nothing like big game fishing and fishing off the northeast coast is great this time of year.

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Jimmy Johnson caught a big one yesterday!
Too bad he didn't release it but congrats to him nevertheless.
There's nothing like big game fishing and fishing off the northeast coast is great this time of year.

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Agree. We ought to commit to release. But the long line fleet is out there catching them by the hundreds (think "The Perfect Storm). But man, that s a lot of delicious swordfish stakes!
 

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I'd watch that over whatever nonsense they made for LeBron. I hear it has terrible reviews.

My little kids wanted to watch it, so we watched it (for free).

God, what an abomination. It was just a paean to LeBron, who can’t act. The plot was terrible, and the toons were just pathetic.

It was also just a long WB commercial.

Piece of garbage.


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Agree. We ought to commit to release. But the long line fleet is out there catching them by the hundreds (think "The Perfect Storm). But man, that s a lot of delicious swordfish stakes!

It's a Blue Marlin, your honor.
 

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Jimmy Johnson caught a big one yesterday!
Too bad he didn't release it but congrats to him nevertheless.
There's nothing like big game fishing and fishing off the northeast coast is great this time of year.

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Man, talk about someone who is having a ball after retiring from coaching. Good on him, a really decent guy and he had the guts to do what he felt was the right thing, that he had neglected his sons when coaching and he wanted to make it up to them. And he doesn't seem to miss it all.

Great to see him and Bill out on the boat as well from time to time. He understands Bill better than most you feel.

It was his birthday on Friday, Happy Birthday Jimmy! 78 and still kicking.
 

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Jimmy Johnson caught a big one yesterday!
Too bad he didn't release it but congrats to him nevertheless.
There's nothing like big game fishing and fishing off the northeast coast is great this time of year.

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You sure Jimmy caught it, or was was he just on the dock at the right time?
The sign says Darren was the angler.
 

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You sure Jimmy caught it, or was was he just on the dock at the right time?
The sign says Darren was the angler.

Technically he didn't but in reality with a fish that big all the anglers take turns over the hours it takes to land the beast. Since it was a tournament, the captain often gets credit since the fish belongs to the boat. I should also add that in a tournament only 1 angler is supposed to handle the rod and reel - it's a technicality that is often overlooked (but not discussed) unless a monitor is aboard the vessel.
 

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Technically he didn't but in reality with a fish that big all the anglers take turns over the hours it takes to land the beast. Since it was a tournament, the captain often gets credit since the fish belongs to the boat. I should also add that in a tournament only 1 angler is supposed to handle the rod and reel - it's a technicality that is often overlooked (but not discussed) unless a monitor is aboard the vessel.
Beautiful animal.
 

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The Rams Cam Akers has torn his Achilles in training. This seems to happen more and more in TC. Ruptured ligament etc.

An Achilles is a bitch of an injury for a RB. Long road ahead of him.
 

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The Rams Cam Akers has torn his Achilles in training. This seems to happen more and more in TC. Ruptured ligament etc.

An Achilles is a bitch of an injury for a RB. Long road ahead of him.
Yes, I feel terrible for him.... and any fantasy owner who doesn't take a top tier RB in round 1 of their draft.
 

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ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Tuesday that Rodgers turned down a deal this offseason that would have made him the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL.

What happens if a theoretical Rodgers trade actually happened?​

To test the outcome of a Rodgers trade, we re-ran our simulation 10,000 times with Jordan Love, the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, as the Packers' quarterback and Rodgers as the Broncos' quarterback, along with adjustments to the teams' power ratings commensurate with the move. The last part is a little more art than science, as well as circular, as we have to somewhat guess how the markets would react and how these reactions would affect our underlying models, but alas.

In such an adjustment, the Packers would fall to 25th in PFF's ELO ratings, about two points worse than the average team on a neutral field, and the Broncos rise to third, about five points better than the average team on a neutral field. This is generally in line with the information available on our NFL power rankings page, with some adjustments for Rodgers switching teams and Love playing under the tutelage of a pretty good offensive play caller in Matt LaFleur.

The Denver win total goes from 7.5 to 10.2 wins, which is a bit less than the loss incurred by Green Bay because the AFC is a stronger conference and there is a price taken on when a player goes from one team to another. Denver becomes a favorite to make the playoffs but is still a big underdog to win the AFC West or the Super Bowl. However, Rodgers' addition, understandably, decreases the Chiefs' Super Bowl probability to about 13%, below the market break-even probability of 16.7%.

 
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