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Cap space if Miles was cut?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by ThrowuptheXDez88, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe Beasley and Harris aren't just some other guys. I've been saying for a while we need another quality WR but maybe we don't after all.
  2. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    What would Jerry do with the money? If last season is any indication, not much. (Carr notwithstanding).
  3. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    We signed our own and Carr and there wasn't anything left.
  4. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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    Agree 10000%.
  5. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    U cannot run this offense with "guys". U need at least three good receivers who can run the tree properly. Four would be great. Otherwise you are not likely to be pleased with the results. There are reasons Harris and Beasley are only playing due to injury. That's not saying they can't be what we need.

    While I too believe people can step up when opportunity arises generally they have to be prepared for it. Colleges are running more pro offenses and QBs and receivers come into the league better prepared but it often takes time to learn to play WR in the NFL.
  6. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    we would be even worst than this season
  7. MartinRamone

    MartinRamone Well-Known Member

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    I wanted him to be cut since last season, so if it even helps our cap space, get it done Jerry.

    Too much money for someone who doesnt produce enough.
  8. dart

    dart Benched

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    SO what if Dez turns out to nothing then what

    some one please tell me how many games has Austin missed ????????
  9. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    We can't even find a real 3rd WR, now we want to get rid of our 2nd? I'd hold onto him for another season.
  10. Derinyar

    Derinyar Well-Known Member

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    It's all about money. Figure that replacing Miles with a #2 would probably take a 6-8 million bonus and probably around 1 million in base salary. So if you don't save at least 3 million or so you would actually be paying to replace Miles with someone who is likely a lesser player. If you are saving more then 3 million then you have to think about what else you could do with that money. I sorta doubt that cutting and replacing Miles with a decent #2 would save enough money to make it worth it. I do think that Miles is someone that we should look at cutting when the math makes sense because he is injury prone.
  11. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    What better player?
  12. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    Greg Jennings is a FA but I have my concerns about him since he missed three games last year and has missed most this year with a groin injury.

    Guess what does not matter if they are more talented they just need to be good and healthy because Miles has been not healthy for three years now so all that talent is worthless and he has missed on big plays and part of that i think is the injuries have robbed him of that extra gear he use to have.
  13. Gossamer

    Gossamer Member

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    I think the better question would be -- How many games has Austin played in from start to finish without being (rubbed, stretched, examined, bicycled, carted-off, jogged to locker-room, x-rayed, etc.)?

    And now that I've asked the question, I'm not sure that I really want to know the answer?
  14. ak47kaehu

    ak47kaehu Well-Known Member

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    ^^^ i agree too! Beasley has the tools to turn into a wes welker type player and Harris proved he can catch the ball when needed! I say can miles!
  15. KB1122

    KB1122 Well-Known Member

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    He's been on pace for 1,100 to 1,200 yards this year. What "guys" are going to replace that production?
  16. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    i think some of you really need to stop playing madden. Austins contract is super friendly and the talk about getting somebody better is laughable. cause the wrs that are better are locked up in contracts. PLEASE put madden away
  17. durrrr

    durrrr Active Member

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    After one game you're ready for Harris to be our #2 WR? Wow.
  18. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    No sense in cutting him. Not going to save a whole lot and Dallas is being penalized 5M for writing his contract the way they did.
  19. ThrowuptheXDez88

    ThrowuptheXDez88 Well-Known Member

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    I am not interested in getting someone better at WR, I am interested in fixing the o-line & d-line so we don't have to throw the ball 40-60 times like we have had to 6 times this season b/c we can't get a dang thing on the ground.. If cutting Miles saves millions of $$$'s then I am for it to fix more important holes..
  20. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Off by a factor of 10X.

    Looks like if you cut him you take an immediate cap hit of like 4.5M for the remainder of his guaranteed money.

    His number is like 8.3M this year.

    So you save like 3.8M or abouts.

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