The Cornerback Conundrum

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Re: The Cornerback Conundrum

Post by CharVike » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:23 pm

StumpHunter wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:22 pm
S197 wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:49 pm


Yeah he was only our 1st round pick, no biggie. :roll:
Our 1st round pick being a backup in his 2nd year was the blow to the team. This is just escalating the inevitable.
Did you ever hear of depth. We have three guys at the top and they will miss time this year. Lookup the history. If the inevitable is no Super Bowl that's not a hard call. It's Brady's deal until he falls apart. He didn't come back for a victory lap.
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Re: The Cornerback Conundrum

Post by CharVike » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:37 pm

Panthers get Donald.
It would seem likely the Panthers would exercise Darnold’s fifth-year option, but they have until May 3 to make the decision, with the QB projected to make $18.858 million, per Over the Cap. Darnold is in the final year of his rookie deal, with $4.8 million due, and will account for $5 million against New York’s 2021 cap.
I guess that means 18M this year. See they all struggle with the CAP. How is he above league min. He's terrible. Cousins is a bargain.
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Re: The Cornerback Conundrum

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:44 pm

StumpHunter wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:22 pm
S197 wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:49 pm


Yeah he was only our 1st round pick, no biggie. :roll:
Our 1st round pick being a backup in his 2nd year was the blow to the team. This is just escalating the inevitable.
They would’ve been on a rotation so I wouldn’t even call him a backup. I actually really liked the way he played by seasons end. And he was an excellent tackler. Major bummer to hear this
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Re: The Cornerback Conundrum

Post by S197 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:48 am

StumpHunter wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:22 pm
S197 wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:49 pm


Yeah he was only our 1st round pick, no biggie. :roll:
Our 1st round pick being a backup in his 2nd year was the blow to the team. This is just escalating the inevitable.
Well, we have Hughes on his last year and looking like a bust. An aging Peterson on an expensive 1-year deal. And Alexander on a vet minimum 1-year. Outside of Dantzler, we have a ton of uncertainty at corner after this year. Even if Gladney wasn’t going to start at slot, which is debatable, it’s clear they wanted some vet experience to help teach their two high round rookies. This is a major blow. We lost 3-4 years of production.
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Re: The Cornerback Conundrum

Post by VikingPaul73 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:33 am

S197 wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:48 am
StumpHunter wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:22 pm


Our 1st round pick being a backup in his 2nd year was the blow to the team. This is just escalating the inevitable.
Well, we have Hughes on his last year and looking like a bust. An aging Peterson on an expensive 1-year deal. And Alexander on a vet minimum 1-year. Outside of Dantzler, we have a ton of uncertainty at corner after this year. Even if Gladney wasn’t going to start at slot, which is debatable, it’s clear they wanted some vet experience to help teach their two high round rookies. This is a major blow. We lost 3-4 years of production.
Maybe they can work on an extension for Mack ASAP
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Re: The Cornerback Conundrum

Post by StumpHunter » Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:42 am

S197 wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:48 am
StumpHunter wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:22 pm


Our 1st round pick being a backup in his 2nd year was the blow to the team. This is just escalating the inevitable.
Well, we have Hughes on his last year and looking like a bust. An aging Peterson on an expensive 1-year deal. And Alexander on a vet minimum 1-year. Outside of Dantzler, we have a ton of uncertainty at corner after this year. Even if Gladney wasn’t going to start at slot, which is debatable, it’s clear they wanted some vet experience to help teach their two high round rookies. This is a major blow. We lost 3-4 years of production.
I prefer to think he had little potential to begin with so losing him doesn't matter.

I am trying this new way of following the Vikings where I just believe whatever is convenient.
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