Chargers RB Turner Signs Tender

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  1. goTitans.com

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    SUMMARY: Chargers RB Michael Turner has signed his tender which now opens the door for a draft day trade. "Before a player can be traded he actually needs to be signed," Titans GM Mike Reinfeldt said. "With Turner he will need to sign a contract as a restricted free agent (with San Diego). But you cannot trade a player who’s not signed." The Titans are among the teams interest in Turner though his agent, Bus Cook, says the signing of the tender doesn't mean a trade is close. Reinfeldt says he's had discussions with Cook. "From a timing standpoint, I think something can be done if it all fell into place," Reinfeldt said.

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  2. Spinnaker

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    alright step 1 to acquiring MT
     
  3. Gunny

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    step 1 for him to play this season.
     
  4. 2ToneBlue

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    I don't know if this is good...They needed to get a contract done. I don't want a 1year RB.
     
  5. BigRob

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    Doesn't mean that he doesn't have a deal in place with the Titans. You have to have a player under contract to trade him. He must sign his 1 year contract with the Chargers before they can trade him at all to the Titans to complete his new contract with them.
     
  6. DCtitan49

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    from my understanding even if we do trade for him we still have to sign him to a new contract in order for him to be able to play.
     
  7. Fry

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    he signed his tender, he's playing next year whether we sign him to a long-term deal or not.
     
  8. KamikaZ

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    No, the whole point of signing the tender is that he will be playing with us for at least one year. Obviously, we'll restructure for him.
     
  9. smili

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    My understanding -can't recall source - is that the Titans pretty much have a contract negotiated with Bus Cook and Michael Turner. If things worked out on draft day and the Chargers agreed to trade terms it could be done quickly.
     
  10. Spinnaker

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    im excited i really like MT i think he can make a big impact this season and take some of the pressure off of the WR core
     
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