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Old 05-02-2015, 07:18 PM   #1331
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Mike Triplett ‏@MikeTriplett 6s6 seconds ago
#Saints GM Mickey Loomis said Jeff Ireland was a strong voice of reason since Loomis, Sean Payton usually more aggressive about trading.
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Old 05-02-2015, 07:39 PM   #1332
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I hate to say it, but the Failclowns had a phenomenal draft.
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Old 05-02-2015, 07:49 PM   #1333
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We would have to pay him all our UDFA budget surely
Unless he agrees low signing bonus knowing he gets a good roster bonus next year

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I don't think that's the case. He can only sign for a minimal annual salary contract and the only difference from one teams offer to another would be the signing bonus... which is capped. La'el Collins is a very unique case. If he's found innocent of any wrongdoing, he got screwed royally. I'd file a grievance against the league and bring the case in front of an arbitrator. I'm very intrigued at how that could turn out. He could be stuck like chuck, be allowed to re-enter the draft, or declared a free agent. I'm sure his agent and legal team are looking at all the possibilities... should make for an interesting case study.

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Andrew Brandt ‏@adbrandt 33m33 minutes ago
As undrafted FA, Collins can sign 3-year deal, not 4-yr as drafted, take advantage of high RFA tender. Could equal 4-yr cash of 2nd rounder.
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Great story on UDFA signing OT from Notre Dame (College of Ohio) that I had never even heard of.

Married with children and an NFL future, Notre Dame College's Doniel Gambrell driven by paternal instinct (slideshow) | cleveland.com
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Collins plans to sign, once he’s cleared | ProFootballTalk
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Old 05-02-2015, 08:29 PM   #1337
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PICK US LA'EL!!! STAY HOME!!!
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PICK US LA'EL!!! STAY HOME!!!
I love your comment but he may want to leave the state of Louisiana and never return after what has happened. I hope your right though.
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Old 05-02-2015, 11:25 PM   #1339
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add to UDFA list

Tyrell Williams WR Western Oregan 6034 204 4.43
Cameron Meredith, WR Illinois State 6031, 207, 4.49,

Derrick Lott DT/DE Tennessee-Chattanooga 6040 314 4.99
Ellis McCarthy, NT UCLA 6045 335 5.21

swing and a miss on all four
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Ellis McCarthy is lazy...the UCLA coaching staff even conveyed it to scouts...
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