Where's Kendall?

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by TitanJeff, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. TitanJeff

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    With the rookies reporting to Titans Training Camp today, Kendall Wright remains one of just a few first-round picks left unsigned. Wright is looking for a four-year, fully guaranteed deal worth more than $8.2 million overall. The Browns have yet to sign Brandon Wheeden, the 22nd pick, who is supposedly holding out to get the guaranteed fourth year. How that works out may impact Wright's deal.
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  2. Titaneers

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    is he holding out today?
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  3. Big Time Titan

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    With it looking more and more likely that Kenny doesn't play to start the season, I can see Kendall having a lot of leverage to get a deal done in his favor.
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    What he's asking for looks pretty reasonable. If he pans out we win out towards the end of the contract (unless he again holds out to re-structure). We've got money to spend so I'm not worried about this getting worked out.

    Another thing I just thought about, is that if Britt does stay healthy this season and out of trouble (if), then his 2nd contract would come at a discount because of his off-the field issues.
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  5. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

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    True but he'll also probably wanna play somewhere else. For the Giants or Jets if I was guessing.
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  7. Titaneers

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    at this point we'll probably let him walk.... not only has he not been able to stay healthy, but he's been in so much trouble as well...
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    [float][​IMG][/float] The rookie salary structure in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement has eliminated the lengthy contract negotiations that used to result in first-round draft picks routinely missing some or even all of training camp. But that doesn’t mean every rookie will report to camp on time.

    Titans first-round draft pick Kendall Wright, a wide receiver selected 20th overall from Baylor, remains unsigned today as the Titans’ rookies report to training camp, and the Tennessean reports that the Titans aren’t expecting to get Wright’s contract done today.

    Although the CBA dictates that Wright’s contract will be in the range of a four-year, $8.2 million deal, the two sides may continue to haggle over how much of that money is fully guaranteed.

    Every day Wright misses of camp is a day when he’ll be missing out on time to learn the offense and work with quarterbacks Matt Hasselbeck and Jake Locker, who are reporting early along with the rookies. Wright is expected to start for the Titans, and with No. 1 receiver Kenny Britt recovering from a knee injury and possibly facing a suspension after his recent drunk driving arrest, the Titans want Wright to be ready to go from Day One. For that to happen, he needs to sign soon.

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  10. JCBRAVE

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    His actions haven't yet hurt the team in any way, so I don't think the off the field issues carry as much weight as you might think.

    Because of the insufficiency in federal courts, the incident he's now dealing with may not get figured out until after the season. He may actually luck out in 2012. He just needs to get healthy first.
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