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10 minutes ago, PrincetonTiger said:

Looks like CK might get a red shirt year

Let's hope!

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2 minutes ago, PrincetonTiger said:

Wrong

    There a lot of Fans around before 1995

Never said there wasn't. However, most would agree that most football fans in Indiana were fans of either the Bears, or the Bengals. When I was growing up, most local radio stations covered the bears. Even Q95 was mostly Bears. It was not until Harbaugh and that ridiculous run happened that more people in the state realized that we actually had our own football team. 

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Nice, 2 years/$30 mil was right around what I was guessing when that Florio rumor first surfaced.

 

Good deal for both sides really.

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Excellent move.  Comfort for both sides.  This is going to be a fun season!

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If it is a 2yr extension with $20m signing bonus(might just be guaranteed not SB?)

 

2019 Cap Hit: $8.7m

2020 Cap Hit: $12.1m

2021 Cap Hit: $12.2m

 

Something like that. Still think it's goong to be new deal.

 

2019: $15m(guaranteed)

2020: $15m($5m guaranteed)

 

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1 minute ago, PrincetonTiger said:

Does this means Ballard is a better GM than Telesco and Jones

 

I like telesco.  I root for him like any former colt.   But I think Ballard is better yes. 

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3 minutes ago, TheMiz said:

Never said there wasn't. However, most would agree that most football fans in Indiana were fans of either the Bears, or the Bengals. When I was growing up, most local radio stations covered the bears. Even Q95 was mostly Bears. It was not until Harbaugh and that ridiculous run happened that more people in the state realized that we actually had our own football team. 

Remember the Mayflower 

    People root for what they grew up With

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Congrats Jacoby!  $20M guaranteed at signing. The man got paid...  Now it's time to get to winning!

Go Colts!

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Knowing Ballard, you knew this was coming.  Best GM in football imo.  Security and respect for brissett and cap is still very healthy. 

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3 minutes ago, PrincetonTiger said:

Remember the Mayflower 

    People root for what they grew up With

I referred to fans in Indiana...wth are you on about?

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1 minute ago, Pacergeek said:

This was a dumb move. We should be tanking for Tua. 

You can but it appears the team is not

 

  judy garland idgaf GIF

Just now, TheMiz said:

I referred to fans in Indiana...wth are you on about?

In 1984 the Mayflower Moving Company brought the Colts to town

     

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2 minutes ago, TheMiz said:

I referred to fans in Indiana...wth are you on about?

The Mayflower trucks that rolled out of Baltimore on their way to indy 

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Not bad for a starting QB.  

  

Now the quality of this deal depends on how long he's the starter.

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2 minutes ago, PrincetonTiger said:

 

In 1984 the Mayflower Moving Company brought the Colts to town

     

Well aware, it just has nothing to do with the conversation.

 

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Good on ballard for taking the initiative to give his possible franchise quarterback a pay raise when he really didn’t need to

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1 minute ago, ColtStrong2013 said:

Chad Kelly cronies on here right nowtriggered GIF

Not for me. This deal tells me that people smarter than me re: football are putting their faith in Brissett. I am intrigued and excited by CK, but I'm happy Brissett is at the helmet for now.

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This move also helps with chemistry. The players know Ballard is serious about winning and he backed up his talk about believing in Jacoby.

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This is even better. It lets the situation play out before rewarding him with franchise money.

 

 

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45 minutes ago, TheMiz said:

This makes no sense what so ever.

 

This was my first, initial reaction, not knowing the details. But...

 

But 2 years extension for $30M? That's practically 3 years for $32M. That's a good veteran backup money. If Ballard wanted to retain Brissett (behind Luck) next year, he'd have to pay similar money.

 

Brissett will start for one year, for a backup money. Then he'll either be an extremely cheap starter (if he proves himself), or he'll be one of the better veteran backups - for the right price.

 

This makes perfect sense in my opinion.

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Guys, our roster is too good to tank.  If the Jags can get deep in the playoffs with Blake Bortle, don’t you think our defense, offensive line and new receivers can win with a better QB than Bortles?

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1 minute ago, LockeDown said:

Guys, our roster is too good to tank.  If the Jags can get deep in the playoffs with Blake Bortle, don’t you think our defense, offensive line and new receivers can win with a better QB than Bortles?

The Ravens won a SB with Trent Dilfer 

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4 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

This is even better. It lets the situation play out before rewarding him with franchise money.

 

 

That's what I was thinking.

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2 minutes ago, Peterk2011 said:

 

This was my first, initial reaction, not knowing the details. But...

 

But 2 years extension for $30M? That's practically 3 years for $32M. That's a good veteran backup money. If Ballard wanted to retain Brissett (behind Luck) next year, he'd have to pay similar money.

 

Brissett will start for one year, for a backup money. Then he'll either be an extremely cheap starter (if he proves himself), or he'll be one of the better veteran backups - for the right price.

 

This makes perfect sense in my opinion.

No,   it includes this year.    He is under contract through the 2020 season.    So 15 mill per the next two seasons.

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1 minute ago, PrincetonTiger said:

The Ravens won a SB with Trent Dilfer 

The Ravens had an all-time defense.....

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Just now, PrincetonTiger said:

The Ravens won a SB with Trent Dilfer 

True. But I do think that team was way better than this team.  

  

I think we're ok, but not nearly as good as that one.

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1 minute ago, PrincetonTiger said:

The Ravens won a SB with Trent Dilfer 

 

People roll this out but with each passing year becoming less and less relevant. 

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7 minutes ago, HectorRoberts said:

Good on ballard for taking the initiative to give his possible franchise quarterback a pay raise when he really didn’t need to and showing FA's that you do your job and end up in the position to take over, you are part of the locker room/family and will be taken care of in a prudent manner. 

This is how I see this idea.....

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Just now, ricker182 said:

True. But I do think that team was way better than this team.  

  

I think we're ok, but not nearly as good as that one.

Agreed

   Just stating facts

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