Adrian Peterson's nickname "AD'' -- short for "All Day'' -- can now also stand for "All done," as the Minnesota Vikings made their cornerstone running back the league's highest-paid tailback with a seven-year deal worth a maximum $100 million, including $36 million guaranteed, according to the player's agent, Ben Dogra. The deal comes the eve of Sunday's season opener at San Diego.
The deal is worth $40 million over the critical first three years
09-02-2013, 01:09 PM #23
I don't want to pay a QB 20 million a year as it will kill your team.
I also don't want to pay a DE 17 million a year... but we are doing that.
I still want a damn good passing game and a damn good QB running the show.
That's why you draft build them up. Maybe extend them 1 time and then let them go.
I don't mind paying a great QB in the 11 - 13 million range.
However, when it comes between a choice of having Allen for 17 or
09-02-2013, 04:56 PM #24
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09-02-2013, 08:45 PM #26
4/23/2008: Signed a six-year, $73.260 million contract. The deal contains $31 million guaranteed, including a $15.50 million signing bonus, a $4 million second-year "signing" bonus, and a $4 million guaranteed-for-injury roster bonus in the third season. 2013: $14,280,612, 2014: Free Agent9/10/2011: Signed a seven-year, $96 million contract. The deal contains $36 million guaranteed, $32 million of which is guaranteed for skill and the other $4 million for injury. Another $4 million is available through escalators. An annual $250,000 workout bonus is available throughout the life of the deal. 2013: $11.25 million, 2014: $11.75 million, 2015: $12.75 million, 2016: $14.75 million, 2017: $15.75 million 2018: Free Agent
AD is guaranteed $32 mil over 7 yrs. 2013: $11.25 million.
"If at first you don't succeed, parachuting is not for you"
09-02-2013, 09:10 PM #27
Question.... why is Marvin Mitchell starting at LB? Desmond Bishop had a better pre-season, yet Mitchell is the starter?
Bishop will be starting soon. Book it. This is just another bone-head move by the coaching staff.Disclaimer: I'm an idiot.
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