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Bentley to Browns: 6 years, $36 million, $12 SB

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Silverstar, Mar 11, 2006.

  1. Silverstar

    Silverstar Well-Known Member

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    By Adam Schefter
    NFL Analyst


    New Orleans center LeCharles Bentley agreed to terms with Cleveland -- 6 years, $36 million, with a $12 million signing bonus.

    Highest paid center in NFL history?

    Whoa!

    http://www.nfl.com/nflnetwork/story/9300482



    Sorry, if this is a repost.
     
  2. Woods

    Woods Well-Known Member

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    At least the Eagles didn't sign him . . . .
     
  3. yesfan

    yesfan Well-Known Member

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    Lol,that has to be driving the Eagle fans nuts.
     
  4. Dayton Cowboy

    Dayton Cowboy Active Member

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    I didn't see it.. I had gone out for most of the late morning/early afternoon.. I thought he was reported to have already signed with Philly?

    The Brownies also have agreed in principle to terms with Kevin Shaffer from the Falcons

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2364025
     
  5. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    Just goes to show you that most guys in FA sign wherever the money is...period.
     
  6. DezBRomo9

    DezBRomo9 Not enough blitzing..

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    It is more than we paid Flo and pretty darn close to what we paid for LA....about 10 years down the road I would bet there is gonna be comparisions...Bentley is just entering his prime.
     
  7. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    far too much for a center. especially for a team that has a center.
     
  8. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    with the way the salary cap is supposed to climb over the next few years, for one of the top centers in the game, 26 years old, that is probably not that bad a deal.
     
  9. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    It sure as hell isn't a good deal from the Brown's perspective.
     
  10. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Crennel is a pretty sharp guy- I doubt he thinks so.
     
  11. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    I guess Reuben Droughns is going to run for 2500 yards next year with Bentley singlehandedly caving in entire defensive fronts with his greatness.
     
  12. SA_Gunslinger

    SA_Gunslinger Official CZ Ea-girls hater

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    my thoughts exactly.

    :laugh2:


    no one wants to play there.
     
  13. SouthernStar

    SouthernStar New Member

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    That's right. There IS no team loyalty anymore. Those who think there is are just fooling themselves.

    Free Agency has become ...."shuffling chairs around"

    The players get the $$$, and the owners pay it. No team gains very much.
     

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