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  1. You think they put too much on the table? I mean, you never truly know how much another team is willing to jump you. I wonder if that was the Colts initial offer and once competition started phasing out, they pull the, "well the deal has changed" card. Is that even feasible? I mean you can offer what you want, but is it wise to change your offer after other potential trade partners drop out? It'd prolong negotiations and I suppose for Ballard, if you feel you can rehab Wentz, keep the offer competitive and the deadline so you absolutely know how to prepare for FA and the draft. I guess I
  2. And there is no evidence right now. I wouldn't like that sort of gamesmanship, if you can call it that, from the Colts. But sometimes it feels like things worked out a little too nicely. But then again, the value in this trade depends on Wentz, so we've officially won nothing as of this moment.
  3. The first thing about any negotiation you need to know is: who's got what leverage? Colts knew the market and the other serious contenders. The Eagles only leverage walked out the door when the Bears tapped out. They were wishing upon coins before flipping them into the fountain at that point. It honestly would not surprise me at all if there was some collusion claim against Reich and the Colts for tampering with Wentz and his agent to ensure a move to Indy. Maybe it was all circumstantial, but uhh... Ballard and Reich aren't stupid. I mean, I might try to throw floaters out
  4. Ehhh. He was decent enough. Most of his damage was done pre-snap. A lot of dink and dunk. When he had to throw the ball 50 yards, sometimes it was spot on, and aother times he'd miss a guy 3 paces ahead of the FS. I don't think he'll ever be able to shake off that cloud over his head that he could never come up big in the 4th quarter of the playoffs. He was average to above average. But there were only a few games where I thought man, glad Rivers plays and not Brissett.
  5. Any "inexpensive" vet is going to cost more than a 4th round if you want that QB to be at least competent. Guys like Fitzpatrick or Foles if he becomes available somehow are going to cost you $8-$12 million a year. That's your second stringer if you pay those guys. 3rd stringers that sit behind Eason if you have faith in Eason, are guys like Phillip Walker or someone in that range (he's obviously not available, but for the sake of argument). If Eason is your #2 QB going into the season, you should be reluctant to pay a 3rd stringer more money unless you aren't sure of his devel
  6. Lol this was amazing. Is Zach Ertz the cool granny? The white hair throws me off.
  7. I remember it being discussed, but I totally forgot anything about it actually happening.
  8. Homeboy was running for his life all night. Hard to say the loss was on him. To be fair, he made a couple bad throws when not under pressure, but rushing your reads because you only get 0.5 seconds before you need to mail it will do that to anyone.
  9. A lot of that was coaching scheme. Longer developing routes and throws downfield. We've discussed it on here time and again, but it's notable. Luck didn't help matters constantly fighting for every conceivable yard instead of protecting himself, give up a yard or two early and just slide. Those two things - coryell style offense and Luck not sliding - were the primary components his body betrayed him. I don't think anyone would have heartburn over his retirement if he had done it in a timely fashion. Maybe people wonder "what could have been," but that's a legacy Luck invited with such a
  10. Definitely agree that TY has lost a step. And he was usually protected in the slot from dealing with man coverage. Without it, and since his injury, he's not the same player.
  11. Not only that, but the stadium was in such a terrible state and deeply in need of massive upgrades. As I understand it, the upgrades wouldn't happen without some serious concessions, hence the legislature trying to seize the team under eminent domain. Legal? Probably not. Desparate? Absolutely. The fact that some Baltimore fans are still salty about it, but then take in the 95 Cleveland Browns by storm and rename them the Ravens is really the only argument you'll ever need against said salty fans.
  12. We don't seriously think this is possible...right?! I mean, yeah obviously would welcome him with open arms but I just don't see it.
  13. Say what you will about the Texans or Jets being amongst the most undesirable head coach jobs to land, but for a player, it's gotta be most undesirable for players, right? Barry Sanders, Megatron and now Stafford wanting out. At least for once Detroit is open to the idea of trading a player.
  14. It's like dating. In college there was a girl in my group of friends I wouldn't (and didn't ever) touch in my drunkest state no matter how hard she tried. Undesirable. There were others where I thought, this might be a mistake, but the hell with it. Desirable. Just so I don't sound like too much of a *, it's worth noting that I ended up marrying one of them. Wejust celebrated our 10 year anniversary this past October.
  15. I have no idea what unlock the swag means, but I picked it anyway. Honestly, I wouldn't be surprised if Lance dropped into the 2nd at all. He's got one full season as starter unless you count their lone 2020 game as a "full season." One year wonders are incredibly difficult to project. You're not surprised if someone takes him in the first, but you wouldn't be surprised if he fell into day 2 or even day 3. Trey Lance looked amazing in 2019 . . . against Div-II competition mind you. So move up to take Trey? It may not be necessary. Belicheck is definitely a guy that I could
  16. When I say "we" I mean you and me. The difference is the coaches have worked with Eason and already know where he is at developmentally. The activity with Eason is the Colts essentially saying, "Not only is he not good enough to be a backup to Rivers, we'd rather keep a 4th WR or special teams backups on the sidelines." Can that guy improve over the offseason? Sure. But whatever shot they give Eason is at best time as a backup QB. We already know the Colts do'nt want Brissett at the helm. Sure "we" collectively being us and the Colts staff, hasn't seen a rookie QB on take a
  17. Or draft a QB which is probably the best case scenario. I know we haven't seen Eason, but Eason never took a snap and was on and off the active roster. That's telltale sign enough for me that we should not expect only Eason and Brissett to battle for the starting job going into week 1. We absolutely should acquire a QB outside of Eason and Brissett.
  18. Stafford may cost more cap than Wentz, but the Eagles reportedly will make the cost to trade undesirable for most teams. Ballard doesn't seem to have a penchant for throwing mutiple high round picks for anything, much less a QB that we don't know whether he can return to his 2017 form. His most high profile trade was a 1st (plus contract extension) for Buckner. In terms of picks, it was simply player for pick. I always liked the idea of Wentz with Reich in Indy. I just don't want to give up multiple 1-3 round picks for him. I mean if the Colts did acquire him somehow, I think
  19. Definitely harder to find a stud LT, but these days, I wonder if the traditional blind side tackle position isnt as sought after as it once was with QBs being generally more mobile and offenses being tweaked to fit those sorts of QBs. Rivers doesnt necessarily qualify as the new mobile QB, so it makes sense to move Nelson to LT if we cant find a replacement. But I think Rivers is better off not having guys in his grill up the middle, TBH. So I think it best to leave Nelzon at LG and draft an LT.
  20. Not sure why an LT retiring would dictate the traits we should prioritize in a QB. How about we just get one that can handle the responsibilites we would expect in a QB (or any position for that matter) and meet and/or exceed those expectations?
  21. Since the first drive 2nd half, one * first down. Defense getting shredded. Just, I'm done.
  22. Why are we always playing the refs and ehoevers on our schedule...
  23. Maybe, but why? How? Scheme maybe? It makes no sense that he was an ascending talent since his rookie year and all the sudden in 2020 it goes downhill. Even with all his weapons injured last year, dude still was at least an average QB. Reitz was obviously his best years as a QB. But he stil played well even after his injury so we can't even say he pulled a Carson Palmer and was a shell of his former self after injury. The entire ordeal makes no sense. Trade and restructure, I'm on board with. Get him at a prove it level, but I am willing to bet Reitz, if anyone could bring
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