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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Halo Are we gonna cut Drew?..... and take the 15 million dollar cap hit next year while he plays at another team? I don't think that would be smart. So we go another year with his cap ...

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Old 12-29-2015, 04:22 PM   #21
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Are we gonna cut Drew?..... and take the 15 million dollar cap hit next year while he plays at another team? I don't think that would be smart.
So we go another year with his cap number as is?!?

Or do we extend? and for how long?!?
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Old 12-29-2015, 06:39 PM   #22
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Never been to a game in the Georgia Dome, can't wait to go this weekend. So much more excited then a few weeks ago when I thought Drew might not even play.
this is the first year in 12 that I am not going; first time in awhile that there was nothing on the line

take MARTA- traffic really isn't that bad, but I don't like wading thru the bandwagon, no-nothing Atl fans who tailgate (and don't actually go in)
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Originally Posted by AsylumGuido View Post
And exactly how are we risking Drew? He has a completely torn plantar fascia. It can't be made worse by playing on it. The only issue is pain and that can be controlled by medication and proper wrapping/support.
Because what limited mobility he has (other than sliding around in the pocket) on a normal day is shot and maybe it gets him steamrolled where a shoulder gets jacked up or a knee taken out.

Aside from stats, there is nothing to play for and hasn't been since losing at home to the bottom feeding Titans.

Remember the Titans??? It sure as hell wasn't an inspirational show...
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Old 12-29-2015, 07:00 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by jeanpierre View Post
So we go another year with his cap number as is?!?

Or do we extend? and for how long?!?
No
Yes
3 years (wrapped in a 5 year contract)
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Old 12-29-2015, 08:17 PM   #25
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Because what limited mobility he has (other than sliding around in the pocket) on a normal day is shot and maybe it gets him steamrolled where a shoulder gets jacked up or a knee taken out.

Aside from stats, there is nothing to play for and hasn't been since losing at home to the bottom feeding Titans.

Remember the Titans??? It sure as hell wasn't an inspirational show...
There are wins to play for. Thank god people that think as you are not in control of the team or the lesson of not doing your very best, trying your very hardest to win would be destroyed. You are speaking like a fan. Not a dis, but not what the team truly needs.
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Old 12-29-2015, 08:20 PM   #26
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No
Yes
3 years (wrapped in a 5 year contract)
More patient than me, Danno. I have told him and others exactly the same thing dozens of times over the past couple of years. Either they are too dense to understand or too distracted by their misguided thoughts to care.

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Old 12-29-2015, 09:29 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by jeanpierre View Post
So we go another year with his cap number as is?!?

Or do we extend? and for how long?!?
If we must go into the season with a 30 million cap hit I would still do it. But, I would much rather extend him 2 more years. That gives us 3 more years which would take Brees to retirement with the passing yards record. If he is not worth his 3rd year then cut him. Eat the cap hit for 1 year. Our cap problems will be fixed by then.
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Old 12-30-2015, 02:16 PM   #28
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I doubt we move into next year with him in a final year at a 30M hit. He currently has a $30M hit next year with $20M due in cash. He will likely want to stay around the salary range to be in the top paid QB guys. Make it a 3 year, $55M deal and translate the cap hit to $18.3M per year and bump some back end money into signing bonus to make it very attractive for him. We save cap money immediately while also reducing that positional cap money to a relatively league average for top QB's. Pretty much everyone else is in the 16-19M range for their QB and with the cap going up this can be manageable.
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Old 12-30-2015, 09:07 PM   #29
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tanking is never an option for me.

Lets beat Dem Falcons.

Cheers everybody. Its been a year.
We, arent going anywhere.
Neither is Payton.
Neither is Brees.
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If it came down to crushing the clowns or losing and getting the 1st pick in the 1st round of the draft, I'd choose to crush the clowns and pick second in the draft!!!
you are the man.
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