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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by dead_poet » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:04 pm

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dead_poet wrote:Richardson has a $11 million offer from Seattle. Sounds like Rick is up next. Let's get it done.
Its been definitely confirmed that Seattle does not have an 11 million dollar offer to Richardson. that was an erroneous report.
Well, crap
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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by dead_poet » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:17 pm

Murray has been asked to take a pay cut. Tomorrow is deadline for his contact. Between now and then he agrees or will be released.
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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:43 pm

dead_poet wrote:Murray has been asked to take a pay cut. Tomorrow is deadline for his contact. Between now and then he agrees or will be released.
Is that confirmed on the pay cut part? I’ve seen reports but done from reliable sources
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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:44 pm

ALSO, Spielman said they are meeting with TWO players tonight. One is Richardson. The other is a mystery man. Hmmmm
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Post by fiestavike » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:10 pm

Pondering Her Percy wrote:ALSO, Spielman said they are meeting with TWO players tonight. One is Richardson. The other is a mystery man. Hmmmm
Adrian Peterson? :gone:

Honestly, this is fun of course, but the Vikings need to start re-signing their young core players. Especially Diggs, Kendricks and Hunter. I could see letting Barr and/or Waynes go if they have to lose one of the young core guys since they've been the most inconsistent, but I'd rather not lose any of them than bring in another Free Agent, unless its on a 1 year deal.
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Post by halfgiz » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:16 pm

Pondering Her Percy wrote:ALSO, Spielman said they are meeting with TWO players tonight. One is Richardson. The other is a mystery man. Hmmmm
My guess is maybe Trevor Siemian is the other person...But just a guess.
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Pondering Her Percy wrote:ALSO, Spielman said they are meeting with TWO players tonight. One is Richardson. The other is a mystery man. Hmmmm
Adrian Peterson? :gone:

Honestly, this is fun of course, but the Vikings need to start re-signing their young core players. Especially Diggs, Kendricks and Hunter. I could see letting Barr and/or Waynes go if they have to lose one of the young core guys since they've been the most inconsistent, but I'd rather not lose any of them than bring in another Free Agent, unless its on a 1 year deal.
Diggs needs to be paid. Stacy Coley was making more last year.
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Post by PurpleKoolaid » Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:39 pm

Thats why we need to let people like Murray go, or see if he will play for under 3 mil. Cause some good power back will. Maybe someone like Blount. And we need to start doing it now so it doesnt hit us too fast. I know Zim and Rick are smart, but the only reason I didnt really want Cousins is I knew we would be talking about cap space. And its never soon enough to work on this.
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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:19 pm

PurpleKoolaid wrote:Thats why we need to let people like Murray go, or see if he will play for under 3 mil. Cause some good power back will. Maybe someone like Blount. And we need to start doing it now so it doesnt hit us too fast. I know Zim and Rick are smart, but the only reason I didnt really want Cousins is I knew we would be talking about cap space. And its never soon enough to work on this.
I’d take Murray any day over Blount. 1.) Blount can be a problem and 2.) he’s been a system RB. He was good in NE and that’s about it. He came on in the playoffs this year but outside of that did very little. Murray is a pros pro. Never have to worry about him outside of football. And can play in multiple systems. I want nothing to do with Blount.
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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by YikesVikes » Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:43 am

Pondering Her Percy wrote:
PurpleKoolaid wrote:Thats why we need to let people like Murray go, or see if he will play for under 3 mil. Cause some good power back will. Maybe someone like Blount. And we need to start doing it now so it doesnt hit us too fast. I know Zim and Rick are smart, but the only reason I didnt really want Cousins is I knew we would be talking about cap space. And its never soon enough to work on this.
I’d take Murray any day over Blount. 1.) Blount can be a problem and 2.) he’s been a system RB. He was good in NE and that’s about it. He came on in the playoffs this year but outside of that did very little. Murray is a pros pro. Never have to worry about him outside of football. And can play in multiple systems. I want nothing to do with Blount.
Outside of the Boise State incident, what trouble has he cause. He's been NWE twice and by all regards has been a model player. I'm seriously asking what have you heard as I might have missed it.
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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by fiestavike » Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:01 am

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Pondering Her Percy wrote:
PurpleKoolaid wrote:Thats why we need to let people like Murray go, or see if he will play for under 3 mil. Cause some good power back will. Maybe someone like Blount. And we need to start doing it now so it doesnt hit us too fast. I know Zim and Rick are smart, but the only reason I didnt really want Cousins is I knew we would be talking about cap space. And its never soon enough to work on this.
I’d take Murray any day over Blount. 1.) Blount can be a problem and 2.) he’s been a system RB. He was good in NE and that’s about it. He came on in the playoffs this year but outside of that did very little. Murray is a pros pro. Never have to worry about him outside of football. And can play in multiple systems. I want nothing to do with Blount.
Outside of the Boise State incident, what trouble has he cause. He's been NWE twice and by all regards has been a model player. I'm seriously asking what have you heard as I might have missed it.
I love him for the Boise State Incident. I can't believe that guy came up to taunt him after the game was over. He got just about what he had coming. I've always liked Blount since then. He also provides something this team needs, a sledge hammer.
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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:17 am

YikesVikes wrote:
Pondering Her Percy wrote:
PurpleKoolaid wrote:Thats why we need to let people like Murray go, or see if he will play for under 3 mil. Cause some good power back will. Maybe someone like Blount. And we need to start doing it now so it doesnt hit us too fast. I know Zim and Rick are smart, but the only reason I didnt really want Cousins is I knew we would be talking about cap space. And its never soon enough to work on this.
I’d take Murray any day over Blount. 1.) Blount can be a problem and 2.) he’s been a system RB. He was good in NE and that’s about it. He came on in the playoffs this year but outside of that did very little. Murray is a pros pro. Never have to worry about him outside of football. And can play in multiple systems. I want nothing to do with Blount.
Outside of the Boise State incident, what trouble has he cause. He's been NWE twice and by all regards has been a model player. I'm seriously asking what have you heard as I might have missed it.
He was suspended in 2015 for violating the substance abuse....and guess who he was with when it happened....Leveon Bell. Should explain enough
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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by halfgiz » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:38 am

halfgiz wrote:
Pondering Her Percy wrote:ALSO, Spielman said they are meeting with TWO players tonight. One is Richardson. The other is a mystery man. Hmmmm
My guess is maybe Trevor Siemian is the other person...But just a guess.
Rumor has it the mystery guest was Honey Badger.
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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:42 am

halfgiz wrote:
halfgiz wrote:
Pondering Her Percy wrote:ALSO, Spielman said they are meeting with TWO players tonight. One is Richardson. The other is a mystery man. Hmmmm
My guess is maybe Trevor Siemian is the other person...But just a guess.
Rumor has it the mystery guest was Honey Badger.
I've seen that a couple times too but nothing from reliable sources. This could get REAL interesting!
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Re: 2018 Vikings Free Agency Thread

Post by dead_poet » Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:11 am

Pondering Her Percy wrote: I've seen that a couple times too but nothing from reliable sources. This could get REAL interesting!
My take is that Richardson fits a greater need and has been more dominant. Mathieu would likely play slot corner with safety capabilities. More of a luxury than necessity but if he can stay healthy, I'd be quite curious how Zimmer would deploy him. Unfortunately due to injury his play has declined.

Get Richardson, Rick!
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