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Old 10-20-2013, 06:15 PM   #11
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Default Re: Quarterback pay leads to talent drain for Steelers, Ravens

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I'm sorry but paying guys like Timmons 10 mill is the bigger reason for cap issues
yeah, Timmons was terrible today...

he only had 17 tackles, he's obviously an overpaid bust!
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Default Re: Quarterback pay leads to talent drain for Steelers, Ravens

I believe this issue is partially a result of the ever changing rules in favor of more scoring. The rule changes seem to increasingly handcuff the D (in the name of Safety & Scoring), its all about the offense (or QB).
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Default Re: Quarterback pay leads to talent drain for Steelers, Ravens

if I remember right wasn't some of this dew to restructuring of contracts the reason some Steelers player have a high cap numbers.
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I got no problem with how much they're paid. Its up to the team to negotiate a reasonable contract with players, regardless of position. Capping pay would be akin to giving the owners a cop out. A player's worth what you pay him.
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You mean Woodley. Timmons is the better of the two. It's not even close.
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