McNair retirement fund.

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by fitantitans, Jan 27, 2006.

  1. Redo current contract, pay him 10 mil

    5 vote(s)
  2. Redo contract, pay him OVER 13.5 mil

    2 vote(s)
  3. Redo contract, pay him under 8 mil

    19 vote(s)
  4. Cut him, resign him after he tests the market

    9 vote(s)
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  1. fitantitans

    fitantitans This space For Rent

  2. PhiSlammaJamma

    PhiSlammaJamma Critical Possession

    Pay him. It makes no real difference right now. I'd rather get the relief 2 years from now when Young is drawing in free agents.
  3. Yes, pay him the money and we will free it up in 2 yeras when our new Qb be ready to start for us, McNair deserves the money, he is loyal and I donĀ“t think that he would like finish his career like Eddie did.
  4. Vigsted

    Vigsted Starter

    Well it really depends on our cap situation. If paying him the $10mil means that his capfigure is completely gone in 2007, sure pay him, it's not like we're going to the SB next year. I just want us to have money in 2007, if that means cutting McNair, Hopkins, Olson and Sirmon, so be it.
  5. rcarie

    rcarie Tac Head

    If we pay him what he wants it'll kill our cap for next year. Screw that. He hasn't played well enough to deserve $9 million. I could see maybe half that at best. I seriously doubt that Reese will come up as high as $8 or $9 million for Steve. I've always liked McNair but that's a lot of money for a guy who was just talking about retirement a year ago and hasn't had a good season in over two years.
  6. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

    No way I structure anything that doesn't give me the opportunity to bail out in '07. The last thing we need is to get into a three-year deal with a big cap hit if they want to "force retirement" on him in '07.

    I'd rather stick with the current deal.
  7. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

    Reese stated he could handle but wasn't sure he wanted to

    it makes no sense to me to pay tie $9-$14 million into a player heading for retirement if the team isn't in position to compete for the title. - which I don't think we are .... yet

    we're probably going to struggle next year anyway, so might as well struggle with Volek, save the money for FA's so we can compete in '07
  8. Titans2008

    Titans2008 Camp Fodder

    I think it's time for Steve to make a choice. Keep in mind that all this stuff is coming from his agent. If that is his stance, it looks like it might be time to part ways.
  9. nigel

    nigel Back on the bus

    I love Steve, but he is not worth $10 million after the past two seasons.
  10. Puck

    Puck Pro Bowler

    ya know, these players really need to tighten the reigns on their agents
    kinda like what Billy did when Drew spouted off

    Steve is a class act, and Bus is regarded well too
    this doesn't appear to be a Rosenhaus tactic
    he's just stating it like it is
    he's gonna try and get the most money he can for his client

    if Someone is willing to pay Steve $20 million over 3 years, let them
    as much as I admire the man, I don't feel like tying that much into him

    you'd figure if these weren't Steve's sentiments, then he would say so
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