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How do we not look at Logan Ryan for the Safety position?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by AKATheRake, Aug 10, 2020.

  1. kskboys

    kskboys Well-Known Member

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    Already refuted.

    Mahomes signed a "team friendly" deal so the Chiefs could retain a major player in Chris Jones. If M doesn't take a salary in the upper 20 mil/season, the Chiefs lose Jones.

    Refuted.

    The Seachickens paid Sherm and Earl a fortune. Cost them major players on their Dline. Result: No more super bowls.

    Refuted.

    Rams paid Gurley and Goff a fortune. More like overpaid. Cost them Saffold, Cooks, Sullivan(C), Barron, Joyner, Littleton, Fowler. Result: Major slide from super bowl appearance to 9-7 and missing playoffs.

    Refuted.

    This is easy. When teams overpay players, it costs them dearly. Do you really think Belly wants to let guys like Chandler Jones, Jaime Collins, Logan Ryan, Kyle Van Noy walk? Of course not. Why does he? Salary cap.

    Refuted.

    Rethink this one Whirlygig, you've got it wrong.
     
  2. kskboys

    kskboys Well-Known Member

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    You can look down a list of FA's from all the teams through the years and find many that we could've used but couldn't afford.

    Earl Thomas recently. There's one.


    What you're asking is a bit strange, though, because we often didn't go after certain players because we didn't have the room.
     
  3. Corso

    Corso Offseason mode... sleepy time

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    Kind of like the team "begging" Romo into a restructure.
     
  4. gjkoeppen

    gjkoeppen Well-Known Member

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    By most Mahomes on the surface signed a team friendly contract at least the first couple of years. but to keep Mahomes the chiefs have to fully guarantee two years at a crack. It gets to where Mahomes will count anywhere from 49 mil a year all the way up to 59 mil a year in the future if they keep him after the 3rd day of the new year in those seasons. So other than the first couple of years of the contract it's not always so team friendly. If the chiefs go all ten years they will have guaranteed and paid 450 million dollars.
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  5. Kingofholland

    Kingofholland Well-Known Member

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    If we didn't sign Clinton Dix then we could use a safety. Woods and Dix are the starters though and 2 decent ones. I don't know if Ryan would provide a substantial upgrade at a safety though we could use some more depth.
     
  6. Whirlwin

    Whirlwin Well-Known Member

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    Go to use them. Couldn’t afford them. Or just the franchise just didn’t want them. But I understand the Has a purpose but it’s not as devastating as some of these fans make it out to be. I just don’t want to pay certain players money and others they want to pay. It’s an excuse
     
  7. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    I have been a big proponent of upgrading at safety and we got Dix and majorly upgraded at DL

    I’m good with this

    let’s let this season play out
     
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  8. Johnny23

    Johnny23 Well-Known Member

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    Griffen's mental health problems are why I think we signed him so late in the game. They're out there when you look into them. I think he brought his asking price down just to play ball because of them.
     
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  9. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Regular Joe....

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    Well, in answering the question posed, I can't but what's more, I wouldn't. I was never a fan of hiring Garret as our OC and I was definitely not in favor of hiring him as our HC. Not because I didn't think he was smart or because I didn't like him, only because I think Coaching is a profession where experience makes a lot of difference. You don't know what you don't know and I don't care what anybody says, experience and knowledge does effect the job. I just didn't think we should have done what we did with a guy, any guy, who hadn't put in the time.
     
  10. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Likely a factor. I’m amazed the Cowboys got such a deal. Kudos front office!
     
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  11. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    Everson Griffin is an aggressive type. I suspect it's entirely possible that his aggressive nature stood him in questionable judgment with the authorities. That could have very possibly worked to our advantage in signing him. His aggressiveness might just be a good thing for our defense.
     
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  12. OmerV

    OmerV Well-Known Member

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    He's not going to come into the stands and steal my beer is he?
     
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  13. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    LOL -- drink something other than beer and it shouldn't be a problem.

    Otherwise, drink beer and you've simply brought it upon yourself! :D
     
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  14. OmerV

    OmerV Well-Known Member

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    I guess if I want to drink beer I need to buy tickets in the cheap seats so he can't find me (not that any of them are really cheap).
     
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  15. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    I'm assuming the Vikings leaders in the FO might be a bunch of tea-totalers! :muttley:
    No such thing in our FO is very likely to occur, unless I've missed my guess! :grin:

    Hence, we in the land of JerryWorld aren't in much of a threat to lose this guy! :)
     
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  16. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    why sign a corner to play safety when you could just move Awuzie or Robinson or both...for free.
     
  17. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    I’ve said this before but I think it is so funny that our safeties are named Dix and Woods. :laugh:
     
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  18. Kaiser

    Kaiser Well-Known Member

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    Too bad that happened after Reggie Bush retired.
     
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  19. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    :laugh:
    I feel a benching coming on...
     
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  20. Cebrin

    Cebrin Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on your wish come true.
     

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