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NFL off-season thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Splendid Splinter, Jan 11, 2021.

  1. Jake from State Farm

    Jake from State Farm Well-Known Member

    So the 1-2 picks of 2015 were cut
    The 1-2 picks of 2016 were traded
    The 2 pick of 2017 is a free agent
    Finding QBs isn’t easy
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Oh. Never mind.
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  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

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  4. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    Thanks for sharing, TSP. Man, that's a long piece. Will try to pick back up on it later.
  5. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Watson to Denver seems to be gaining strength.
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Yeah, Tyler Dunne likes to write Russian novels. There's a summary article on Yahoo and I'm sure other places, but I wanted to post directly to the original. Dunne had another long article about Robinson a couple months ago totally praising him, so I see why Robinson felt comfortable talking to him about this.

    tl;dr version -- Robinson says pay me, Bears haven't responded
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  7. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

    *looking down the barrel of sam darnold year five*

    plz no
  8. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    How do trades "gain strength?"

    To even get to the point of talking about it, you've got to clear most of the hurdles (ie, figure out salary cap effects, clear it with players/agents involved), so in the end it pretty much comes down to the two GMs -- or owners -- involved. At some point either they make the deal or they don't.
  9. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    If this offseason has told us anything it's that people are really stupid when it comes to believing rumors put out there by teams trying to drive up/down prices. I don't believe anything unless Schefter or Rapoport is reporting it. Everyone else is to some degree full of shit.
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  10. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    This goes especially for bloggers, including the Eagles asshat who said the Bears were about to trade two firsts and Tarik Cohen for Wentz. Turns out the Bears never even made a fucking offer.
  11. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    How can you tell an NFL GM is lying during draft/free agency season?
  12. Regan MacNeil

    Regan MacNeil Well-Known Member

    Their lips are moving?
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