Breaking News Carson Wentz traded to Colts

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Dman5TX, Feb 18, 2021.

  1. HurrayTitans!

    HurrayTitans! Useless trivia knowledge champion

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    How is that NOT a direct result of "We literally just need to fix our situational defense with more pressure on 3rd downs …….."

    I also have no doubt that "the robbery plan" will still be Vrabel's. That is the only explanation as to how Bowen got promoted to begin with.

    And yes, you should start with IMHO. You have a way of writing your responses with some level of arrogance and certainty that if it was just an opinion disagreement, you wouldn't be so adamant in retorts.
     
  2. TitanMark

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    Yea, I know my writing style leaves something to be desired. I don’t think I am the only one who could do better in that regard. If Im stating a fact typically I have a stat or something. Otherwise 98% of the time it’s just IMHO. Just maybe not so humble. LOL. It’s just debate. I get passionate a lot. I know that.
     
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  3. Dangermode

    Dangermode A New Era has Begun

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    If the Titans really wanted to they could restructure Tanny, Henry, Lewan, Saffold, Byard and Butler and sign Adoree to a long term deal (with minimum up front), and they could free up more than $50 million in cap space easily.
    I’m not saying that’s gonna happen, but the cap isn’t a huge issue. They have a very healthy set of contracts with lots of wiggle room and almost no dead cap lying around.
     
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  4. TitanMark

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    That’s why I’ve been saying ....
     
  5. Chronos

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    They have a very flexible cap situation now, I don’t see Robinson going to crazy with restructures and kick the can down the road. The downsize to these restructures is that you lessen your cap space in ensuing years. Robinson will most likely restructure some contracts and cut some current guys. Perhaps it was the train wreck of last off season, but I really don’t have much confidence we retain many of our key FA or sign upgrades. I see us filling the roster holes with 2nd and 3rd tier FA and then the draft. After the draft I’ll know whether to feel confident in next season or buy a case of Pepto-bismol.
     
  6. TitanMark

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    The Titans are in good shape, They can restructure based on who they sign. If they need to clear up money they can. The Titans can do just about anything what they want, or more importantly what they need to.
     
  7. Chronos

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    They can for this year, my point is, in doing so, you “borrow” money in the ensuing years. If they reduce say, Lewan by 10 mil, they would push that money back into guaranteed money in the upcoming years they do that. The player gets more guaranteed money in those seasons, and frees up cap space in the initial season. However, they will have less wiggle room because of the guarantees. Therefore, you can’t keep restructuring contracts year after year, it’s something to be used sparingly. At some point you as the piper.
     
  8. TitanMark

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    Not really.... eventually players retire or get cut. The Cap goes up. Lots of things happen.

    However... if we win a Super Bowl now it doesn’t really matter does it. If you are paying the Piper when we are rebuilding and have a new QB on a rookie deal and no Henry then it doesn’t hurt as much.
     
  9. Chronos

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    You are missing the main point here. If you cut a player whose cap number increases, you eat the cap money. This has nothing to do with the Super Bowl or rookie QBs. My point is, if you overuse the restructuring option, you lose flexibility. That is an indisputable fact. The cap may rise, and under normal conditions it will, but you can’t just restructure a large number of contracts each year. This year, as you say, the Titans have flexibility because they have never needed to go heavy on restructures. If they overuse that tool, they will not have the same level of flexibility. It starts to hit the very next season.
     
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  10. TitanMark

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    I get your point. At least I think I do. I just think you do whatever you need to do to win, if you have to kick the can you kick the can. Our cap is where it is because we are good and have good players. That happens.
     
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