Denver to release Dumervil

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  1. Wolf2k5

    Wolf2k5 Well-Known Member

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    Because it wouldn't be the offseason if people didn't have their madden controllers out.
     
  2. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    It's be a cool move, though, if we could pull it off. :)

    I guess MIN kind of did something like that when they traded Harvin and signed Jennings.
     
  3. Galian Beast

    Galian Beast Well-Known Member

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    people have conditioned themselves to think that any trade only happens in madden. I'm sure Jerry doesn't help.
     
  4. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    3-4 team might.

    Unfortunately, doubtful Spencer gets moved. Hopefully a long term deal is worked out so Dallas avoids the exact same situation again.
     
  5. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    Spencer holds the cards unless they trade him.
     
  6. cowboys2233

    cowboys2233 Well-Known Member

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    Spencer is a better player. Sacks aren't everything.
     
  7. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Spencer is better than Dumervil?
     
  8. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    NFL | Elvis Dumervil fires agent
    Sat, 16 Mar 2013 16:22:52 -0700
    Free-agent DE Elvis Dumervil has fired his agent Marty Magid after his restructured contract was not filed in time and was released by the Denver Broncos. Magid has allowed Dumervil to look for a new agent immediately.
     
  9. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Agents have that kind of say?
     
  10. TheSport78

    TheSport78 The Excellence of Execution

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    Dang...I knew Dumervil should have never hired Bob Sugar as his agent
     
  11. Q_the_man

    Q_the_man Well-Known Member

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    Actually Dumerville signed a contract with a base of 8 mil a year but his agent didn't get paperwork faxed over to the Broncos in time to submit it to the league....
     
  12. pancakeman

    pancakeman Well-Known Member

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    I'd imagine it would be in the contract between agent and player, sure.
     
  13. BIGDen

    BIGDen Dr. Freakasaurus

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    I think I read something about the agent not making Dumervil wait 5 days or something like that which is probably some legal time period or written in the contract. I guess it was the least he could do. This story still amazes me.
     
  14. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    though Dumervil could argue that since the agent screwed up he has proven himself incompetent and Dumervil should be able to dump him right away for failure to adequately represent him
     
  15. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    There must be provisions in the agency agreements to keep players from working out a deal with one agent and the switching at the last minute to another party who'd then scoop the commissions. 5 days, in most situations, are sufficient to change the FA landscape.

    In this case, Magid is going to lose more than this one commission. A screwup like this is hard to imagine. He's in damage control now, and just has to do whatever can be done to patch things over as much as possible. Dumervil got tubed pretty bad here. I hope he lands on his feet, because it sounds from all accounts like he's trying to be a good teammate and a reasonable actor here.
     
  16. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    How do you figure that? One year deals are not exactly sought after. With a guaranteed deal even one favorable to the club he stands to make around twice as much guaranteed and well over that over the first two years of the contract.

    He is not getting any younger and every extra year makes him that much less sought after on the open market. If he gets hurt then his earning potential goes into the toilet.

    The Cowboys have secured his services for next year with no long term risk. There are no cards dealt.
     
  17. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    He's averaged 12.5 sacks the past three years. I imagine he will be just fine.
     
  18. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    No, he has averaged 6.83 sacks the last three years. He had 0 in 2010, 9.5 in 2011 and 11 in 2012.
     
  19. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    The past 3 seasons that he played.

    He didn't play in 2010 due to injury. Including that year in the average is misleading. He averaged 12.5 when considering 2009, 2011, and 2012.
     
  20. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Good post.
     

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