Time for Titans to Pay, Trade or Cut McNair

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by goTitans.com, Jun 6, 2006.

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  1. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor


    Bus Cook your're no Drew Rosenhouse
  2. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

    What's that Bus?
    12 Million and a BIRD SUIT?
    Yeah baby!!!
    I've been shown the $$$ :whoop:
  3. thats from that movie, where tom cruise is the sports agent, oh ya Jerry McGuire i liked that movie
  4. Gunny

    Gunny Shoutbox Fuhrer

    no kidding!!
  5. adamwinn51

    adamwinn51 Starter

    Gunny, I love your avatar . . . butters kicks ***. It would only be better it was butters as "boy with balls on chin."
  6. Vigsted

    Vigsted Starter

    But apparently it takes a rocket scientist to realise it's a fiscal impossibility for the Titans to pay McNair what he wants, without releasing other veterans...

    Maybe we should cut Olson, Piller and Mawae and see how McNair would like to start behind an "all-rookie" O-line...
  7. Gunny

    Gunny Shoutbox Fuhrer

    everybody loves butters.
  8. nigel

    nigel Back on the bus

    That is exactly what I thought. Its obvious that Cook thought that the arbitraitors ruling was finally going to bring a resolution to this, and it turns out it hasnt. His frustration is starting to show.

    One of his problems is that he's done a lot of work on Steve this year, and unless he signs with Baltimore, he's not going to see a single penny for it. Bus Cook has absolutely zero incentive to rework Steve's deal with Tennessee. He also has zero incentive to let Steve take a physical, because if he fails, maybe Baltimore starts questioning whether they want him.
  9. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

    I'm starting to question whether I want him as a Titan.
  10. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

    I've always wondered how that worked. I assume the agent gets paid when the player does. This would mean Bus would get his cut of McNair's $10 mil if he was to stay. If he goes to Baltimore, he gets the same cut of $12 mil.

    One thing to remember, we don't know what McNair is scheduled to make in base in the Baltimore deal beyond '06. If the Titans were to match it, here's what would happen:

    Old cap dollars: $2.69 mil
    New cap dollars: $2.2 mil
    Base for '06: $1 mil

    Total for '06: $5.89 mil against the cap which frees up a whopping $17.56 mil this season.

    The problem is down the road if they were to release McNair. If it was done in '07, they'd have $19.56 mil on the cap. It makes it almost certain that McNair would remain in '07 where he'd count another $6-$7 mil on the cap and still leave around $14 mil or so on the books in '08 which is where the team is now with his cap number.

    I just don't see the Titans throwing that kind of money at McNair when he'll be the #2 going into '07.
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