Recent events have to be sobering for any city with an existing franchise that will need a new stadium in the future. But there are still cities willing to use public money to build a stadium _ such as Minnesota and Los Angeles. (I'm not sure how the Atlanta stadium was funded.) And as long as those cities are out there, the threat of losing a team remains real.
I think you sign Romo if you're close. Or think your close. Don't think the Jaguars fit that category. You're talking about a year or two rental with Romo, that's it. Also, if you're Romo, I would think at this stage of your career if you can't go to a contender, you just retire.
I don't think it takes a genius to figure that one out. LA fans will find something else to do, quick. But I do think there will be a second spike in interest when the new stadium opens.
Yeah, I thought they'd make big leap last year, and was surprised when it didn't happen. It does all come back to the QB doesn't it? But would Romo take the sales pitch?
Hey, it's the free agency season. Why would you make such a logical, sensible argument?
Yeah, that could get ugly. Real ugly. As loyal as Raiders Nation is, I would think there would be limits.
It's a little mind-boggling that the Rams have been unable to come up with a multi-year deal with Johnson. They've had two years to work on it. And it goes beyond odd that you place a franchise tag on a guy and then let it be known that you're trying to trade him.
Flagthrower, wouldn't you view Khan's involvement in the Shipyards project as a pretty telling sign of that commitment?
And there's this., which wins our award for question/posting of the day. . . .
No I know what you're thinking. Is the guy sure it was Shad Khan? But that handlebar 'stache and man bun are pretty sure giveaways.
Know what you mean. Haven't visited the Gateway Arch grounds in years.
Of course it's not. Why would you need to rebuild after 4-12?
There's Aaron Donald, and a Robert Quinn who has missed 15 gems over the last two seasons.
Man, don't you like that Logan Ryan pickup in free agency? So that should really help the secondary. Not so sure on adding Cyprien at safety. Have seen mixed reviews on that one. The big need remains another impact WR. They could probably use another corner. You can never have enough pass rushers. But their free agency moves certainly gives them some flexibility heading into the draft.
You'd have to say _ slim.
I want to say San Francisco, just by sheer volume of their pickups. But their roster was so bad a year ago, they have so far to go to become a viable team, you wonder how much difference these pickups will make with a new coaching staff. Arizona has taken some hits on defense, losing Campbell, Jefferson, and now Cooper. Seattle, with limited cap room, is basically treading water. Let's see if Luke Joeckel can revive his career there. An in shape Eddie Lacy _ and I realize that's a big if _ certainly helps the running game.
Sign Garcon. Calais Campbell. And Martellus Bennett. Sign Trumaine Johnson to a multi-year deal, thus substantially lowering his cap number, and giving the team enough money to make the moves I mentioned. That still doesn't help the offensive line, I know. But I'd move Grob inside, and Saffold to LT.
That's wild. Not as many camera angles, I'm sure. Or as many replays. I'm guessing the graphics weren't too high tech, either. Were there as many commercials?
Keep in mind, my friend, we're talking PSLs here. PSLs that won't be cheap. It'll be interesting to see how all that goes.
In theory, yes. But were the Titans concerned about Cooks' complaints about not getting the ball enough in New Orleans/ As you well know, this is an offense that's going to play a lot off games where Mariota might only throw the ball 25 times. Maybe that was an issue for Tennessee. I don't know. I do know Jon Robinson has made lot of good moves in his short time as Titans GM.
Yeah, and everyone wants to play there for a chance at the ring.
Some cigarette commercials?
Right now, I'd say no, you're not off. But maybe Gurley regains his form. Quinn stays healthy. And Goff responds to the new coaches. And I do think the team got tired down the stretch last year due to the move, and the moves within the move. (Oxnard to Irvine to Thousand Oaks.)
It's hard not to notice the won-loss record, don't you think.
I'm a Bates fan myself. As Dave McGinnis once told me, Bates is like the neighborhood dog who snarls at you when you walk past his house. And you're never quite sure if this is the day he runs off the porch and comes after you. Got some attitude and toughness to him. He will help the Titans' special teams. And he can't help himself, he has to dance when they play the music before kickoffs No matter what the score or situations, he has to dance.
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