Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Mar 11, 2016 1:52 pm

dead_poet wrote: Will be interesting to watch the Raiders' season. Pundits are slobbering over their offseason. It's odd...many of them criticizing teams for lavish spending yet some of the same are praising McKenzie. On paper they are looking pretty formidable, though. And they may end up with Weddle, too.
It kinda reminds me of the 2009 Vikings... lots of talented veterans, and a few good young players too. I think they are trying to drum up interest in the Bay Area so that they will (hopefully for them) get a new stadium (similar to the 2009 Vikings).
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by dead_poet » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:53 pm

Weddle to Baltimore
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by dead_poet » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:58 pm

BREAKING: B.J. Raji plans to retire from football, per source with knowledge of his plans. #Packers are aware of his decision.
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by Jordysghost » Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:19 pm

dead_poet wrote:
His statement is pretty non commital as far as retirement goes, but he has made it clear he will not return for this upcoming season.

Eh. Whatevs, I was hoping we would sign pot roast instead of Raji anyway.
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by PurpleMustReign » Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:28 pm

Jordysghost wrote: His statement is pretty non commital as far as retirement goes, but he has made it clear he will not return for this upcoming season.

Eh. Whatevs, I was hoping we would sign pot roast instead of Raji anyway.
Did he say why?
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by jackal » Tue Mar 15, 2016 4:39 am

Did he say why?
I was watching NFL network and one of the guys said Raji and Ted Thompson have been butting heads on
one year deals for a while. I think he sees other guys getting huge multi year deals and is frustrated. Taking
a year I don't think is going to help him get a huge deal.
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by Jordysghost » Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:27 am

jackal wrote: I was watching NFL network and one of the guys said Raji and Ted Thompson have been butting heads on
one year deals for a while. I think he sees other guys getting huge multi year deals and is frustrated. Taking
a year I don't think is going to help him get a huge deal.
Uh, idk though.

His statement on Packers.com makes it sound as if he simply isn't all in for football, he said he didn't think he could consistently give it his his fullest out there for this season.

Raji should know he has been too inconsistent for a multi year deal up until this point, I guess he may have been hoping last year could net him one.
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by Jordysghost » Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:10 am

Apparently Raji turned down a multi year deal from both Green Bay, and several other playoff teams.
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by fiestavike » Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:31 am

Jordysghost wrote:Apparently Raji turned down a multi year deal from both Green Bay, and several other playoff teams.
I've heard from a few other former Packers that GB and Mike McCarthy just take the joy out of football, so maybe that's what happened. :confused:
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by dead_poet » Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:38 am

fiestavike wrote: I've heard from a few other former Packers that GB and Mike McCarthy just take the joy out of football, so maybe that's what happened. :confused:
I heard on SiriusXM it was a "family issue"
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Post by Jordysghost » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:06 am

fiestavike wrote: I've heard from a few other former Packers that GB and Mike McCarthy just take the joy out of football, so maybe that's what happened. :confused:
Consistent success doesn't tend to be joyless.
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by Jordysghost » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:07 am

dead_poet wrote: I heard on SiriusXM it was a "family issue"
Yea, he mentioned his Aunt and Moms health I think in his statement, but it appears to be a multitude of things.
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by fiestavike » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:12 am

Jordysghost wrote: Consistent success doesn't tend to be joyless.
I'm not sure how strong that correlation is.
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by Jordysghost » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:18 am

fiestavike wrote: I'm not sure how strong that correlation is.
The correlation between what? Consistent success and the Packers, or Consistent success and joylessness?
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Re: Notable 2016 Offseason Moves

Post by fiestavike » Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:20 am

Jordysghost wrote:
The correlation between what? Consistent success and the Packers, or Consistent success and joylessness?
Consistent success and joy.
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