CB Eric Wright deal

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by supercowboy8, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    CB Eric Wright's deal with Tampa Bay: 5 years, $37.5 million, including $15.5 million guaranteed.


    If Wright can average 7.5 a year, then Carr will get 9 or more.
  2. Jenky

    Jenky Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I agree. Wright was abused last season too.
  3. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    everyone else is moving at light speed.
  4. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    I think I hate Tampa now more than the Rams...........DAMNIT.......:banghead:
  5. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    This just shows that good #1 CBs will get 9 plus per year now on.

    The Market has set the value
  6. JeffInDC

    JeffInDC Well-Known Member

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    Somebody should write a post to make folks realize that really good, YOUNG CB's are gonna cost a team around $9M a year in 2012. Period. Carr is DEFINTELY $2M a year better than Eric Wright.
  7. Disturbed

    Disturbed A Mere Flesh Wound

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    Then they should let Carr walk. Use the draft and forget overpaying for a FA which only makes things worse in the long run.
  8. LittleD

    LittleD Well-Known Member

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    Our trouble is that once we tagged Spencer we don't have 9mil per year to give to Carr. Only the Bucs and Redskins have that kind of dough....
    See Ya Carr......
  9. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    ....He played well most of the season, but tailed off at the end: I watched at least 12 Lions games, including 2 live.....however, I agree with the above poster: he doesn't approach Carr's level of play which is real bad for us obviously.
  10. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    yep Carr will need atleast 9.5 with 30 Guarnteed. Get it done Jerry. It's not a bad deal, its the market value.

    If I find time I might make a post showing Wrights, Rogers, and Finnegans deals and how that set the market now.
  11. JeffInDC

    JeffInDC Well-Known Member

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    :bow: :bow: :bow:

    You should've made this a brand new post to make the board finally come to grips with this.
  12. cowboysooner

    cowboysooner Well-Known Member

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    Swallow hard, sign Carr. Draft a corner in the 1st or 2nd in this draft or the next. Franchise Jenkins a year from now. Then let him go after 1 year under the tag.
  13. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    .......but the old guard on this board....and jj........saw otherwise. Franchising his sorry butt and getting nailed by the NFL have made for the perfect storm this last week IMO
  14. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    So let it be written. So let it be done.
  15. JeffInDC

    JeffInDC Well-Known Member

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    Uh, YES WE DO. It all depends on how the deal is structured. A player making $9-10M a year doesn't usually have a $9-10M CAP HIT. That's the most important thing. He could essentially sign a deal for the minimum salary this year and backload the rest when the teams cap looks better. PLUS, if Specner doesn't sign his Fracnshie tender soon, and somebody (say a Kameron Wimbley) good becomes available, thay can always rescind the offer and the cap hit is GONE.
  16. JeffInDC

    JeffInDC Well-Known Member

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    $7+M for a guy that had a -14.4 grade from PFF last year. Un-freakin-believable.

    :huh:
  17. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    so the Cowboys got scandrick cheap then :eek: :eek: :eek:
  18. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    This deal makes me wonder how we ever thought that Carr would sign for 7.5 mill. Something about all of yesterday's stories is starting to stink
  19. cobra

    cobra Salty Bastard

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    Haha. Here is a write up regarding the Wright signing:

    http://walterfootball.com/freeagents2012recap.php

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