The Official Cut Eugene Thread

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by titansfan769, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Enjoy it while it lasts Tip Jar Donor

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    No :whack:

    he's got to leave
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  2. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x The Real Slim Shady

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    I understood it as this:

    The only guaranteed money is a signing bonus. Amano has a signing bonus of: $1,450,000 in '13 and '14. His base salary is $3,935,000 in '13 and $4,187,500 in '14. If we cut him we'd be liable for the signing bonuses totaling $2,900,000 in "dead money" - thus saving $1,035,000 in '13 and would be completely off the books in '14.

    Here's the trick - after June 1, if a player is cut, the team can stretch their salary cap liability over the next 2 seasons. However, the free agency period is over by then and most of the worthy free agents will be gobbled up.
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  3. JCBRAVE

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    Who cares what the savings is or isn't, he's simply not qualified/talented enough to hold a roster spot on an NFL team

    if we have to pay him to go away, do it, he's that much of a liability
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  4. Obie09

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    Amano goes away from the NFL forever and we get a million dollars. What a tough decisioin.
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  5. JCBRAVE

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    and we can sleep easy this summer knowing he's gone
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  6. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x The Real Slim Shady

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    We def don't have to "pay him". We'd be saving $1,035,000 in '13 & $4,187,500 in '14. Amano is terrible, he deserves the boot. Hopefully he goes to the Colts and becomes a starter.
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  7. JCBRAVE

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    Andrew Luck would smart to increase his life insurance coverage.
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  8. titan_fan_4ever

    titan_fan_4ever Titans Rule

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    I hate you '769' - for real, I read this as 'They Officially Cut Eugene Thread'.....

    Its funny you made a thread about it as well, this topic has surfaced and resurfaced in just about EVERY thread that lasted longer then 2 pages.... lol

    Not sure much more has to be said, 'cut the fool' already!
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  9. corymiller

    corymiller New Era Connoisseur

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    Who signed this clown to an extension? It was Fisher/Reinfeldt, right?
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  10. corymiller

    corymiller New Era Connoisseur

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    No,,,it should be Velasco/Turner battling for the C. Spot.

    Warmack is starting the other Guard spot day 1

    :)
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