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Matt Ryan: 6 years, $72 million

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, May 20, 2008.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    ESPNEWS is reporting, anyway. Still link-hunting.
  2. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member


    $34.75 mil guaranteed.

    And this is ridiculous. If something comes from the owners opting out of the current CBA, I hope they can get a decent rookie salary structure in place.
  3. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Holy Krap.
  4. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Active Member

    What's funny is the story talks about how he'll be competing with uber-bust Harrington and Who's-that-guy Redman for the starting QB job. If you're paying a QB that much $$, he better be able to beat out those turds without much effort, rookie or not.
  5. rube

    rube Active Member

    Not ... worth ... it. Not even close.
  6. melock

    melock Well-Known Member

    If this doesn't show how desperate the Falcons are to cut all ties with Vick and move on with Ryan as the face of the franchise I don't know what would be.

    But for that kind of money, Ryan better turn into the next Brady or Atlanta is in big trouble.
  7. fishwrapper

    fishwrapper Active Member

    Time to go find a breeder and pick up Man's Best Friend:

  8. Mr. Homer

    Mr. Homer Member

    Ryan is rock solid as a QB and a great guy to boot. Good for him.
  9. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Given the Falcons history, I'm sure this will turn out swimmingly.
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    So, you mean he'll either go to jail for dogfighting or be traded somewhere for a couple second-round picks?

    Insane money. The Falcons are idiots.
  11. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    One of my best buddies is a big Falcons fan, and this was the text he sent me about this...

  12. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Jake Long is pissed. Chris Long is smiling.

    Wow, this is what the owners wanted with draft slotting. Getting out of control like when JKidd and Grant Hill came into the league with huge contracts and they instituted a rookie wage scale.
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