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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    Red goes into exclusive negotiations with Fowler knowing Glen taylor is interested but at a lower cost. several weeks later, Red agrees to the deal, reportedly at 625 million, or what Red was asking.

    Of course, Red would investigate fowlers holdings to see if he could pass the scrutiny of the NFL.

    Taylor, still on the outside, said he is still interested if the Fowler deal goes sour. Now the media is running with some descrepancies with Fowlers resume and business holdings and asking if Fowler had the money to buy out his partners if need be which the NFL requires.

    Now, to the conspiracy. Red knew all this in advance. Red might be a cheap ass, but he is a billionaire and a smart businessman. Red needed a catalyst to get Taylor involved more and to up his offering price to 600 million. Fowler was the perfect mark. Red agrees knowing he will win either way. The NFL accepts the deal and Red makes a ton of money. Or, the NFL does not accept the deal and Red still owns the team, but now has a firm monetary value, 625 million, set for the team. Taylor said he wants the team, now all Red has to do is say OK to the 625 million. If Taylor says no, then he is the bad guy and Red turns into the good guy saying he tried to sell the team, and again to Taylor who balked yet again in purchasing the team when the opportunity presented itself.

    Either way, Red walks away with 400 million profit.

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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    i dont know why u think this is a conspiracy, its called business.

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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    "thepacksux" wrote:
    i dont know why u think this is a conspiracy, its called business.
    Well, for the sole purpose of knowing in advance that Fowler wouldn't be able to pass NFL scrutiny, and needing to get Taylor more involved, and needing the media to run with the flaws in Fowlers resume, and the NFL with the final word in accepting the deal knowing all along that the NFL wants Minnesota to stay in minnesota, and Fowler is from Arizone and Taylor, a well liked former legislative figure, who happens to own the Timberwolves and is a billionaire, wants to buy the team.

    Thats why.

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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    "thepacksux" wrote:
    i dont know why u think this is a conspiracy, its called business.
    evidently you dint look at Xs' sig before you posted. grassy knoll viking. lol

    X- interesting theory!

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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    Just looking on the other side of the fence in these negotiations.
    Just ask why.....

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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    i hope he didnt.. all we need in our org. is more drama

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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    OMG, I really cannot wait for Red to be gone from this franchise......
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    Re: Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    As much as some may say this is all conspiracy theory, I have to admit that this does have some credibility as a theory. Given McCombs liking for amassing a fortune the size of a third world country debt then this would play out nicely for him

    so we may still end up with the old miser yet :banghead:
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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    sounds like we will have to put up with him for awhile longer

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    Did McCombs Set Fowler Up?

    "Vikez4Lyfe" wrote:
    i hope he didnt.. all we need in our org. is more drama
    It will always be here. I just hope we get busy with free agency.

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