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sanmarcomatt

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9465 on: February 22, 2018, 10:14:38 AM »
Just found out  the last of the three year agreements (used to be a crazy good deal that I stopped too early. Oops) ended last year so I expect some people, especially in the East club are going into sticker shock on their renewal this year. :)


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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9467 on: February 24, 2018, 12:13:38 PM »
Smart! Get them locked up through the end of the CBA.

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9468 on: February 24, 2018, 07:54:41 PM »

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9469 on: February 24, 2018, 08:33:44 PM »

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9470 on: February 24, 2018, 08:39:45 PM »
Good deal for both sides.

Bortles earned it.

Happy for all involved.

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9471 on: February 24, 2018, 08:57:15 PM »
Good deal for both sides.

Bortles earned it.

Happy for all involved.

WOOHOO!
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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9472 on: February 24, 2018, 10:11:03 PM »
I'm happy; stability, stability, stability.

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9473 on: February 24, 2018, 11:08:52 PM »
I like Bortles so I'm happy with it. But all it really means is we're not going after Cousins (or any other FA QB) this offseason. We still may seek one in the draft or in FA next year. We basically gave Bortles a little more guaranteed money in exchange for him being locked up to a decent deal should he continue to progress. But if he doesn't this is still essentially a one-year deal and we can cut him next year with minimal damage if we want to.

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9474 on: February 25, 2018, 01:49:37 PM »
From the reports, Blake’s cap number will be $10 million dollars. That is huge to be able to sign Robinson and other FA (like a quality guard).

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9475 on: February 27, 2018, 12:13:55 PM »
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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9476 on: February 27, 2018, 01:03:42 PM »
ESPN breaks down the Bortles deal and what it means for the Jag's future:

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/22590179/what-made-blake-bortles-extension-questionable-why-jacksonville-jaguars-all-nfl-2018

This is a nice long article on the Jags. While I agree with much of the article, I think this deal says that the Jags is all in on 2018 & 2019 seasons. Also, 2020 is the end of the CBA. There are different cap rules for the CBA in that year. If I’m Blake and his agents, I go the Joe Flacco route. I lead my team to a Super Bowl, the cap will undoubtedly increase with the new CBA and Blake can parlay that into $100 million plus guaranteed contract at 28. For the Jags, they have to keep drafting well especially on the defensive side of the ball because after 2019 season they have to start letting go of the current core or at least reduced their salary. (Jackson will still be able to command a big pay day in two years. He is on 28.)

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9477 on: February 27, 2018, 04:43:07 PM »
Look....   I don't know if the guy is really concerned with money or stature or any of that typical stuff that gets talked about with professional athletes, but his statements after signing the extension are pretty down to earth and humbling.

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“That was one of the big things when me and Ryan talked early on about this a week ago,” Bortles said. “I said, ‘We’re getting paid millions of dollars to play football.’ It’s tough to pitter patter about how much money you’re making. It’s all incredible. It’s all a dream come true. We’re all extremely lucky to do it.

“Rather than fight over money here or money there, let’s take what we can get because it’s more than I ever thought I’d make and it allows us to go get some other guys done and continue to be a good football team all around.”
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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9478 on: March 05, 2018, 12:11:39 PM »
Latest rumor is Jags will not tag Allen Robinson, and he could be allowed to hit free agency.

It would be a huge mistake to let him walk. This team spent a decade trying to find a receiver after Jimmy Smith retired. They find one and now they may be letting him go.

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Re: The Jacksonville Jaguars
« Reply #9479 on: March 05, 2018, 06:03:58 PM »
A-ROB is no Jimmy Smith, not even close