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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyanion View Post
    I bet agents love doing contracts with the Texans.
    Well, this at least is a contract that makes sense. It's an extension, so it's actually a 6 year contract. By the time he gets to the really expensive parts the new TV money will be in and this contract will seem very reasonable.

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    Are they actually about to start the season? I just assumed it was on indefinite hold.
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    Denver cut the corner that was being predicted to be the #3, and are only keeping 3 safeties. Kind of weird. The practice squad rules this year help with flexibility I guess.

    On the plus side, Jake Butt made the team. Thought he was for sure gone when they had 8 TEs or something insane on the roster going into camp. He somehow was the one to not miss time. Hopefully whatever the doctors did to his knee this time holds up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProphetFlume View Post
    Are they actually about to start the season? I just assumed it was on indefinite hold.
    First game is next Thursday.

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    Patriots brought in K Nick Folk late in camp to compete with our draft pick kicker. Draft pick was not kicking well, so we figured Folk would get the starting job.

    Then Belichick cut them both today. xD

    So we have no kicker, unless the Folk thing is a trick and he gets re-signed after roster moves with IR etc have been made. That's definitely a possibility.

    Still funny though to not have a kicker on the initial 53 roster of the season. xD

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    Quote Originally Posted by xskarma View Post
    Still funny though to not have a kicker on the initial 53 roster of the season. xD
    Lots of kickers become available, I'm just curious who they're trying to stash away that will be released to make room for that kicker, but that they don't want to release until its too late for someone else to nab him.
    /s

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    Packers cut Jake Kumrow after Rodgers spent the last few days talking him up as one of the few safe guys on the roster.

    Just your periodic reminder that this new regime gives 0 cares about their top 10 all time QB.
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    Quote Originally Posted by draynay View Post
    Lots of kickers become available, I'm just curious who they're trying to stash away that will be released to make room for that kicker, but that they don't want to release until its too late for someone else to nab him.
    We are carrying 10 offensive linemen. So probably one of them. If I had to guess either Mike Onwenu, humongous guard we drafted out of Michigan this year, or Justin Herron, tackle we drafted out of Wake Forest this year. Both had good camps, but probably not quite good enough to become the gameday back ups right now.

    We also have a Danish guy we drafted last year, Hjalte Froholdt, who by all accounts seems to have taken the back up Guard and Center job and Yodney Cajuste, tackle prospect from last year, who is likely the back up Tackle. Both spent the full season on IR last year and have yet to see game action in the regular season.


    Patriots have question marks at both tackle spots but especially right tackle. Cannon opted out and there's a very very very good chance that if any of the linemen we have now secure the RT job that they will hold on to it into the future and Cannon gets cut.

    There's also the fact that LG Joe Thuney is on a Franchise tag and likely walks next season and that we will likely need more depth to cover that too in the future.

    All reasons to keep more linemen this year and have them compete for as long as is possible. (though we definitely don't need 10 on active roster)

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    The IR rules are really lax this year, actually. You can come back after 3 weeks, as long as you make the final 53 and then get put on IR.

    I know that's what we're doing with at least one of our players.......a starting guard, Feliciano, tore his pec a couple weeks ago and probably has 4 more weeks on his rehab. So he "made" the 53 today, tomorrow he'll be put on IR. And then we've already said that two of the vets we cut Andre Holmes, a PR/KR/WR, and Dean Marlowe, S (who don't have to go through waivers) will be re-signed once those IR designations are made.

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    Locked up our CB1, Tre White....4 year extension, 70m. Generally a good deal all around, he becomes the highest paid CB in the league (17.5m a year), but will only be 30 when the deal expires, so he has time to make another mega-deal if he wants. And for the Bills, it pushes off the money for two years, seeing as he has two years left on his rookie deal, and we locked him in not only under 20m, but under 18m APY.

    And before you say anything, yes, I think he's the best CB in the league. I've made the argument that he's better than Gilmore, Gilmore just gets more national exposure, and the stats would generally back that up.

    Much like how Gilmore was the same CB he is now in New England that he was in Buffalo, but no one knew who the fuck he is because he played in Buffalo.

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    Rosen signing on Tampa Bay's practice squad to learn behind the GOAT. Also an offensive minded coach with an OC who loved his game out of college.

    I imagine he'll at least be third string soon enough, considering I've never even heard of TB's third stringer.

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    Looks like Von Miller is out for the season because of an injury to his ankle suffered today. Good luck to all the Broncos fans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eschatological View Post
    Looks like Von Miller is out for the season because of an injury to his ankle suffered today. Good luck to all the Broncos fans.
    Good thing Chubb is back.

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    Season ending ankle injury. Not good. Hopefully he recovers, been through a rough year. He also was one of the first players to catch covid earlier this year... aside from the player that Jay Glazer had the scoop of the century on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eschatological View Post
    First game is next Thursday.
    TOMORROW!!!

    Can't wait! I may have to stay up and watch it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grube View Post
    Good thing Chubb is back.
    Isn't he still also not 100%

    There's talk that the first few games he'll play limited downs.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern Goblin View Post
    Isn't he still also not 100%

    There's talk that the first few games he'll play limited downs.
    Yes, and they only kept 4 OLB too. It is going to be people no one outside of Denver (or ND state I guess) playing most of the OLB snaps.

    Unless they sign Cameron Wake or hopefully not Suggs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eschatological View Post
    First game is next Thursday.
    This Thursday actually.

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    Honestly, this season of the NFL does not have me excited... like at all. I am glad it is back, but I really don't have much interest at all because we know so little and some teams have had major shake ups. And honestly, this season is going to have an Asterisk next to it, just like the strike season, because it is going to be so different from other seasons.

    Hell, we could even see Forfeited games due a team testing positive. This season has the potential to be a very weird season.
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    Jalen Ramsey 5 years $105 million

    He had a lot of leverage considering how much they gave up in trade for him.
    /s

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    Alright nerds it's predictions day!

    Playoffs, Seeded:

    NFC:
    Saints
    Seahawks
    Packers
    Cowboys
    49ers
    Buccs
    Cardinals

    I think the NFC's gonna see a log jam in those top 3 seeds this season. At least the top 2 seeds. Ended up going Saints because I like matching up with a rebuilding Panthers and doomed-coach Falcons more than I do the Lions/Bears or Cardinals/Rams.

    AFC:
    Chiefs
    Ravens
    Bills
    Colts
    Steelers
    Titans
    Patriots

    AFC I think is pretty easy to pick out, and I think it'll be some combination of these 7. Chiefs seem set to roll over their division, may be a 15-1 candidate. Ravens I just trust more than a coming-off-injury Big Ben. Bills if they end up #2 wouldn't surprise me with how bad that division looks. Texans I predict their demise every year and they make me look foolish, but I still think BOB is dead coach walking, or at least dead GM walking. And Patriots sneak in at like 9-7.



    Playoff Picks:

    Wild Card:
    49ers over Cowboys
    Buccs over Packers
    Seahawks over Cardinals

    Steelers over Colts
    Bills over Titans
    Ravens over Patriots

    Divisional:
    Seahawks over 49ers
    Saints over Buccs

    Chiefs over Steelers
    Ravens over Bills

    Conference:
    Seahawks over Saints
    Ravens over Chiefs

    SB55:
    Ravens over Seahawks, Lamar Jackson follows the Patrick Mahomes path of MVP > Super Bowl.




    And because I'm a pessimist, teams firing their Coach:


    Jets
    Texans (I will predict this every year and eventually be right)
    Chargers
    Bears
    Falcons

    Might end up surprised by the Lions and Broncos. I don't see anyone going one and done this year.





    Not-So-Bold Prediction but Bold Extrapolation:


    And the Chargers comically fail to sell out SoFi Stadium and we start talking about "do the Chargers need to get out of LA?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slowpoke is a Gamer View Post

    Not-So-Bold Prediction but Bold Extrapolation:


    And the Chargers comically fail to sell out SoFi Stadium and we start talking about "do the Chargers need to get out of LA?"
    I don't think a prediction could be less bold than predicting an absence of fans in SoFi Stadium
    /s

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