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#3304151 Movin' the Chains Mock Draft

Posted by KSpan on Yesterday, 10:02 AM

I want shaq

He'd make one hell of a jump ball receiver.

#3303679 Famous people you hate..

Posted by KSpan on 28 March 2015 - 04:01 PM

I don't pay enough attention to famous people to have significant feelings either way.

#3303570 Who do you side with in this video, bicyclist or driver?

Posted by KSpan on 28 March 2015 - 01:04 PM

in NC we have full rights to use the lane if we follow the rules, it's the assholes that are too impatient that get us killed not the car drivers. Think about that next time youre annoyed.

Then cyclists also need to understand that red lights, stop/yield signs, and lane markers apply to them too. I HATE cyclists in my area because a large number of them claim the road like a driver and expect to be treated like one right up until it comes time to follow the rules like a driver, at which point the rules conveniently no longer apply.

#3303325 Jarrett Boykin Info

Posted by KSpan on 28 March 2015 - 06:39 AM

Stephen Hill laughs at this signing.

Boykin laughs about having been on an actual 53-man roster last season.

#3303316 Charles Johnson Speaks Truth 4 Realz

Posted by KSpan on 28 March 2015 - 05:15 AM

So Ealy had 4 sacks in the last week of 2014 season?

I have a bad memory.

No, but he did have a sack in each of the final 3 games. He has now accomplished that feat as many times (once) as Hardy has in his career, and Hardy didn't do it until the final 3 games of 2013, his 4th season in the league and third as a full-time starter.

I'm not saying that Kony is as good as Hardy right now, but I do think he's far from maxed out.

#3302531 Panthers claim OT Jonathan Martin

Posted by KSpan on 27 March 2015 - 04:19 PM

Meh. Low-risk, moderate reward.

#3295690 NFL Free Agency Update Thread

Posted by KSpan on 23 March 2015 - 12:45 PM


Saints GM Mickey Loomis told USA TODAY on Monday that QB Drew Brees is not available for trade.




#3295526 NFL Free Agency Update Thread

Posted by KSpan on 23 March 2015 - 10:58 AM

Jersey number update!

@MichaelOher - 73
@TedGinnJr_19 - 19
@k4coleman - 20 http://t.co/IWdIOelq5b


Ah yes, the crucial offseason items of business. 

#3295045 Blue Goose Huddlers

Posted by KSpan on 22 March 2015 - 08:22 PM

Hawk - he's a moose on this forum.


#3293369 Falcons blog: Julio Jones to get 6 yr / $110 million with $50 milli...

Posted by KSpan on 21 March 2015 - 11:53 AM

That's absurd.

#3293259 Ever seen a steak dry aged 75 days?

Posted by KSpan on 21 March 2015 - 09:19 AM

So how was the steak you actually ate?

#3290914 GettleMagic - Son Of A Rich Man.

Posted by KSpan on 19 March 2015 - 12:17 PM

What do they say about a son of a bitch?

Now you're messing with one.

#3290667 Alan "Blue Balls" Ball leaves Panther offer on table

Posted by KSpan on 19 March 2015 - 10:10 AM

Definitely a Gettleman signing, and not a bad one on paper.

#3289876 Greg Hardy to the Cowboys

Posted by KSpan on 18 March 2015 - 04:12 PM

Right. There was no penalty for being over it all year. Just had to be under it when the clock struck midnight (or whatever). That makes for many options I hadn't thought of before. Obviously the player has to agree to as I said in the other post.

EDIT: Sorry I'll stop talking about this. Just blew my mind when ti dawned on me you could manipulate the cap in this particular way.


Teams can't go over the cap during the year - NO wasn't actually over the 2014 cap.  All of their contracts were over the 2015 as written, and if they hadn't done what they did they would have immediately been over once the 2015 cap once the new year began, just like any other team. Going over results in signfiicant fines and cap penalties, kind of like what Dallas and Washington were hit with following 2010 (although that was for a slightly different reason).  Link: http://espn.go.com/n...lions-cap-space


Becasue Hardy was only active for two games last year, I believe that only his first 2 game bonuses fall into the 'likely to be earned' category.  Bonuses in this category must be accounted for in the cap calculation, but bonuses that count as 'not likely to be earned' do not count against a yearly cap until reconciliation at the end of the year.  The Cowboys may have a significant cap mess to deal with (and another poster mentioned moves they could make to fix it), but they won't be penalized because of the bonus classification.  Savvy contract structure.

#3289732 Greg Hardy to the Cowboys

Posted by KSpan on 18 March 2015 - 03:12 PM

Nick Hayden, Terrell McClain, now Greg Hardy

Next up on Dallas' list: Sione Fua

Don't forget George Selvie and Everette Brown (and Mackenzy Bernadeau on the offensive side).