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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by YikesVikes » Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:17 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote:No!

Draft an O-lineman.

First-rounders are meant to play now. We addressed the 3-tech, and now have a greater need on the O-line than we do the D-line. Worry about a replacement for Richardson when the time comes. Go get Elflein's buddy, Billy Price, and make our world better now.
I think 3 tech is more reasonable. As We have nothing is Richardson. We have a guard they like already is Danny. Address guard with the 2nd pick (move up and trade a 5th that's not going to make the team)
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:45 pm

dead_poet wrote:$8 million base with an additional $3 million available in incentives. Seattle offering $6.5 million per year.
How many year did Seattle offer?

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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by Maelstrom88 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:53 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:
dead_poet wrote:$8 million base with an additional $3 million available in incentives. Seattle offering $6.5 million per year.
How many year did Seattle offer?

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I heard 11.
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by dead_poet » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:00 pm

Maelstrom88 wrote:
PurpleMustReign wrote:
dead_poet wrote:$8 million base with an additional $3 million available in incentives. Seattle offering $6.5 million per year.
How many year did Seattle offer?

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I heard 11.
No $6.5
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:04 pm

Lol sorry, I meant how many years? How long of a contract?

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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by S197 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:22 pm

The other upside to this signing is it gives Jaleel another year to work into the rotation and hopefully progress. I'm a bit concerned about Richardson's drop in sack production but schematically he'll probably be tasked with being more of a disruptor than a full fledged pass rusher anyway. I'm most interested to see how this impacts Barr/Kendricks, I think they should be able to shoot gaps a lot more efficiently now.
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by dead_poet » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:26 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:Lol sorry, I meant how many years? How long of a contract?

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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by dead_poet » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:29 pm

S197 wrote:The other upside to this signing is it gives Jaleel another year to work into the rotation and hopefully progress. I'm a bit concerned about Richardson's drop in sack production but schematically he'll probably be tasked with being more of a disruptor than a full fledged pass rusher anyway. I'm most interested to see how this impacts Barr/Kendricks, I think they should be able to shoot gaps a lot more efficiently now.
Good point on Johnson. And he gets to learn from a stud at his position.

I wouldn't worry about the drop in sacks. He's incredibly disruptive and has a lot of hurries. Watching some Vikings Twitter guys posting cutups...he has a relentless motor. He's going to be phenomenal, and against the run, too.

I read when he was in town he visited Zimmer who was in his office studying tape of draftable DTs. Both Rick abd Zimmer were on the same page about 3-technique being a priority.
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by nightowl » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:38 pm

I love this signing. For a player like Richardson who has huge ability but doesn't always live up to it this is the right kind of deal. A one year prove it deal with millions in incentives and being added to a pretty stacked front 7 where he won't be doubled very often. There's every reason for Sheldon to put up a huge year.
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:10 pm

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J. Kapp 11 wrote:No!

Draft an O-lineman.

First-rounders are meant to play now. We addressed the 3-tech, and now have a greater need on the O-line than we do the D-line. Worry about a replacement for Richardson when the time comes. Go get Elflein's buddy, Billy Price, and make our world better now.
I think 3 tech is more reasonable. As We have nothing is Richardson. We have a guard they like already is Danny. Address guard with the 2nd pick (move up and trade a 5th that's not going to make the team)
What does that even mean? "We have nothing is Richardson"? Is that English?

If you meant we have nothing IN Richardson, that's patently ludicrous. You don't pay that kind of money for "nothing," and Richardson's track record is far more than "nothing."

And if you honestly believe Danny Isidora is anywhere near as good as Billy Price or James Daniels, then I want what you're smoking.
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by dead_poet » Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:56 pm

Interview with Richardson. Pretty cool.

http://m.vikings.com/media-vault/videos ... 3468ecdc44

Fun takeaways: full-court press to get him and Andre Patterson watched film with him for two hours BEFORE HE EVEN SIGNED.
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by Dakotavike » Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:15 pm

I. AM. STOKED!!! Love this signing. I, like others, do hope they address the O-line early in the draft. And maybe a development QB in mid rounds but man, this team just doesn't seem to have many weak spots. I don't remember the last time I was so excited for a season and it's only March!!!
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by Rhodes Closed » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:33 am

That D-Line of Griffin/Joseph/Richardson/Hunter will be unstoppable, period. With Joseph having an uncanny ability to take up two blockers and Griffin always getting double teamed, Richardson and Hunter are going to have a gosh-darned feast out there.

Can we say Purple People Eaters 2.0?
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Re: Vikings sign Richardson (For real)

Post by dead_poet » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:11 am

Rhodes Closed wrote:That D-Line of Griffin/Joseph/Richardson/Hunter will be unstoppable, period. With Joseph having an uncanny ability to take up two blockers and Griffin always getting double teamed, Richardson and Hunter are going to have a gosh-darned feast out there.

Can we say Purple People Eaters 2.0?
I saw them referred to as the "Maul of America."
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