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Thank you Supe for this write up. This is the type of detailed info that had me coming to this forum many years before I ever made an account. Keep up the great work! 

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1 hour ago, GoColtsWin said:

Thank you Supe for this write up. This is the type of detailed info that had me coming to this forum many years before I ever made an account. Keep up the great work! 

 

Thanks, good to know. 

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When and how much do we need to average a certain % of the cap space over the years?

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31 minutes ago, Virtuoso80 said:

When and how much do we need to average a certain % of the cap space over the years?

 

It is an aggregate over 4 years, in this case it is now the 2017-2020 window.  The 2013 - 2016 window just closed,,and every team made the necessary 89% cash spent minimum.  Teams must (once again) spend 89% in cash of the salary cap over the next 4 years.  Being under it in some years can be made up in other years. Must have spent it by new season begins in 2021.

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Just now, ColtsBlueFL said:

 

It is an aggregate over 4 years, in this case it is now the 2017-2020 window.  The 2013 - 2016 window just closed,,and every team made the necessary 89% cash spent minimum.  Teams must s(once again) pend 89% in cash of the salary cap over the next 4 years.  Being under it in some years can be made up in other years.

What's the penalty for not spending 89% over the 4 years?

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1 minute ago, Virtuoso80 said:

What's the penalty for not spending 89% over the 4 years?

 

The team has to send the difference (shortage) to the NFLPA.

 

Every team made it last time (Raiders made it very late in 2016 season).

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So when does Ballard bring you on as a consultant?!?         :thmup:

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Just now, NewColtsFan said:

 

So when does Ballard bring you on as a consultant?!?         :thmup:

 

I thought Supes had that job...  :hat:

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I don't know what is up with Mingo, but he is NOT on the Colts.com roster depth chart, and I can't find any official news from Colts that he is actually signed?

 

Maybe they didn't have the time to get the paperwork done yet? 

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1 hour ago, Mr Clueless said:

I don't know what is up with Mingo, but he is NOT on the Colts.com roster depth chart, and I can't find any official news from Colts that he is actually signed?

 

Maybe they didn't have the time to get the paperwork done yet? 

That would be my guess also.

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Thanks Superman, Lois wants you to bring home some milk and bread after you beat up Lex

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Mingo deal is now official, side note Chud was the HC in Cleveland when he was drafted in 2013.

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3 hours ago, Mr Clueless said:

I don't know what is up with Mingo, but he is NOT on the Colts.com roster depth chart, and I can't find any official news from Colts that he is actually signed?

 

Maybe they didn't have the time to get the paperwork done yet? 

 

 

Evidently wasn't official until today. 

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11 hours ago, NewColtsFan said:

 

So when does Ballard bring you on as a consultant?!?         :thmup:

 

11 hours ago, ColtsBlueFL said:

 

I thought Supes had that job...  :hat:

 

I'm waiting for the phone call.

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3 hours ago, bababooey said:

Thank you @Superman this is great. Very informative!

 

Thanks for reminding me. 

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Erik Walden is visiting the Titans today, per PFT. I think with our recent signings it was apparent we wouldn't be making an effort to resign him. May not be the place to mention here but did not want to create a new thread completely seeing as he may be added to this list under "losses" soon.

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Turbin is back! 2 year deal for up to 4.1 million per Rapsheet.

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@Superman Nice Job!

 

So Mr. Ballard, what do you think about the execution of the Indianapolis Colts defense in 2016?

 

"I am all for it."

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DE Margus Hunt. 2 year deal, terms not disclosed yet

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2 hours ago, BlueShoe said:

 

@Superman Nice Job!

 

So Mr. Ballard, what do you think about the execution of the Indianapolis Colts defense in 2016?

 

"I am all for it."

 

On training camp: "It's shattering when a player loses interest in camp. When you lose your desire to stand around and eat steaks, you lose everything.''
 

Ahhh, the John McKay coaching quips tree...

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Colts signed G/C Brian Schwenke. 2013 4th round pick by the Titans. OL depth.

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9 hours ago, bababooey said:

Erik Walden is visiting the Titans today, per PFT. I think with our recent signings it was apparent we wouldn't be making an effort to resign him. May not be the place to mention here but did not want to create a new thread completely seeing as he may be added to this list under "losses" soon.

I forgot Walden said goodbye to Indy on Saturday. A definite loss.

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1 minute ago, bababooey said:

I forgot Walden said goodbye to Indy on Saturday. A definite loss.

Yes he put a very negative tweet then retracted it and replaced it with a positive version

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Super thread from a super dude.

thanks for the info.  It IS appreciated.  greatly.

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1 hour ago, WoolMagnet said:

Super thread from a super dude.

thanks for the info.  It IS appreciated.  greatly.

You mean Super thread from a SuperMan! :) It is appreciated!

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I am pretty sure that right now we have just under 20 million left to sign any new FA's. Assuming Hunt and Schwenke average @ 2 million each 

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21 hours ago, bababooey said:

Mingo deal is now official, side note Chud was the HC in Cleveland when he was drafted in 2013.

I didn't even think about that. It sounds like Ballard really listens to the coaches and is the opposite when it comes to Grigson. Pagano has stated he thinks our young offensive line will make big improvements next year. And when Ballard first came in, he said he wants to improve the offensive lines. That we need to win in between the trenches. Pagano must have convinced him that our 2nd year players will hold up. Cause I don't trust anybody in the draft to do better than what we have honestly. Other than the tackle from Wisconsin. 

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28 minutes ago, Coltfreak said:

I am pretty sure that right now we have just under 20 million left to sign any new FA's. Assuming Hunt and Schwenke average @ 2 million each 

I'd be disappointed if we gave Hunt any more than 3 million for 2 years. Schwenske is probably a little under 2 as well. Both are backups and that is kind of expensive for depth. 

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47 minutes ago, Coltfreak said:

I am pretty sure that right now we have just under 20 million left to sign any new FA's. Assuming Hunt and Schwenke average @ 2 million each 

I'm just going by the numbers above and believe we have a little more than that. 32 million before Turbin, Hunt, and Schwenke and assuming all are around 2 mil each...

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3 minutes ago, bababooey said:

I'm just going by the numbers above and believe we have a little more than that. 32 million before Turbin, Hunt, and Schwenke and assuming all are around 2 mil each...

 

Yes  but there are other things that will come out of that money.  I am taliking available money to spend

 

$001.080m = Spots #52 and #53 on In-Season Active Roster
$006.322m = Estimated Draftee Cap Hit
$006.376m = Dead Money
$003.000m = In-Season “Churn” Space

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6 minutes ago, bababooey said:

I'm just going by the numbers above and believe we have a little more than that. 32 million before Turbin, Hunt, and Schwenke and assuming all are around 2 mil each...

Here is the latest from Spotrac and has Turbin's contract details.  Top 51 Cap Space is $35,923,819 before Schewnke and Hunt figure in:

 

http://www.spotrac.com/nfl/indianapolis-colts/cap/

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39 minutes ago, Coltfreak said:

 

Yes  but there are other things that will come out of that money.  I am taliking available money to spend

 

$001.080m = Spots #52 and #53 on In-Season Active Roster
$006.322m = Estimated Draftee Cap Hit
$006.376m = Dead Money
$003.000m = In-Season “Churn” Space

Supe's calc up top already included 6 million or so for draft signings, I think that is where we are off with each other.

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2 hours ago, bababooey said:

Supe's calc up top already included 6 million or so for draft signings, I think that is where we are off with each other.

Ok. If you add the rest up and take it from the amount he has.  We would be about the 19 mill I posted 

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I like every single one of these deals.

 

Also I could be wrong here. I'm not much of a money numbers or cap guy. I just saw somewhere on twitter that not one of the FA Ballard has signed has had a signing bonus and instead have added guaranteed money on first year of deal? What exactly does this help with? This seems like an interesting business strategy.

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