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Saints owner Benson would sue league if Payton leaves for Dallas

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by FiveRings, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. FiveRings

    FiveRings Well-Known Member

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  2. DOUBLE WING

    DOUBLE WING Well-Known Member

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    Interesting.. the fact that Benson is considering/worried about this makes me think he thinks there's a realistic possibility that Payton leaves.
     
  3. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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    Forgive my ignorance, but how could he sue the league? Isn't Payton's contract voided?
     
  4. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    Based on what? Voiding the contract? I'm pretty sure there were strong legal reasons for this. Benson is getting desperate. Understandably so. I wouldn't want to lose Payton either.
     
  5. tommydo08

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    I want to see what the board thinks about this :popcorn:
     
  6. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    Jerry for tampering and the NFL for allowing it. IMO.
     
  7. FiveRings

    FiveRings Well-Known Member

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    I posted this in the news zone, the wording Dallas or elsewhere is what got my eye, I guess we're the front runners?
     
  8. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    Can you tamper if Payton dosen't have a contract? I don't think so. He is not the Saints property.

    Payton has no contract. He's a free agent. He can talk to anybody he wants.
     
  9. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    jerry has been tampering with the cowboys for over a decade and the NFL is allowing it
     
  10. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like the owner may actually be scared of losing him to here.
     
  11. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    I want to laugh but there is way too much truth there
     
  12. Wolfpack

    Wolfpack Well-Known Member

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    Nice! :lmao2:
     
  13. rocboy22

    rocboy22 Active Member

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    Benson must be basing this on the fact that he is not counting this year as counting against payton's current contract, without the extension. He will claim that Payton is under contract through 2013.
     
  14. Denim Chicken

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    SP is just posturing—using Dallas as leverage—for more money. He’s not going anywhere and expect him to be the highest paid coach in the NFL—for the Saints.
     
  15. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Benson sure can try to sue the NFL for millions.

    Try and lose that is.
     
  16. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    it seems he's a bit nervous with him leaving for us. But how could he sue the league ?? The saints were the one's who were found to be doing illegal things and they voided his contract. that's just IMO. calm down. if you were confident he was staying then this wouldn't have been brought up
     
  17. REDVOLUTION

    REDVOLUTION Return to Dominance

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    Sounds like another werder fabrication

    Or

    Werder posed question out of the blue and that was a response to not even a good hypothetical
     
  18. rocboy22

    rocboy22 Active Member

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    werder is not even claiming that his source said Benson said this. Just his source said benson would do this. Could just be the "source's" opinion? who knows.
     
  19. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

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    :laugh2:
     
  20. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Gee Tom, then sign the guy to an extension. Make him an offer he can't refuse. You submitted a contract that was rejected. You should have fixed it immediately and resubmitted it.
     

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