Thread: Time to extend Allen
05-06-2013, 11:40 AM #1
Time to extend Allen
Scout.com: Holler: Time to extend Allen
Extend him now, use the money you save to resign either Griff or Rob this year and that will only leave you one other to get a deal done with.Many many thanks to my talented friend Jos for the new Sig.
05-06-2013, 12:29 PM #2
I want them to trade his ass for a 1st and a second that we can use to trade up in the first next year and draft either our franchise MLB or Johnny Football if Ponder craps out.
He is getting up there in age but still has value to a team making a push.
05-06-2013, 07:50 PM #4He is getting up there in age but still has value to a team making a push.
No, not at all. Heck, I love him as a player but i love the team and the youth movement they are undertaking and to me the thought of getting some high draft picks for him from a team who thinks they are a player away from a SB might be more beneficial to the team in the long run.
Think of these scenarios-
One- We keep him this year and then next year when his contract is up he leaves in FA and we get nothing in return. Unless we franchise or throw a tender on him.
Two- We keep him and resign a 32 year old DE to a 18-20 Million dollar a year(or whatever the market is) contract to ensure he retires a Viking. That is going to mean we let some other players like Robison and griffin walk away.
Three- We trade him and get a 1 and a 2 pick that we then bundle with our first to move up and get Manziel at QB and EG steps up into the LDE spot at a 10 or so Million a year savings that we can use to bolster the defense.
It's just a thought, not like I don't like him or that I want hi gone, I just look at the options.
05-06-2013, 10:10 PM #6
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05-07-2013, 11:34 AM #8
What we didn't have was enough to sign and FA (LBr) or cut extensions for players this year that should be getting extended so that they don't hit the FA market next year.Many many thanks to my talented friend Jos for the new Sig.
05-07-2013, 11:37 AM #9
In this case, takes 17Mill (or what ever it is) down to say 8 or 10. In the end, the player still gets his money, plus the signing bonus (or whatever else they can work in) plus a long term commitment (which is the big thing) and the team lowers the hit that year so they can use it else were.Many many thanks to my talented friend Jos for the new Sig.