DJax in "Burgundy"
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DJax in "Burgundy"
Good move for the Diplomats, good deal too.
This might just rise them into mediocrity enough to contend in the NFC East. Don't get me wrong, the Diplomats are still a bad team... But that division
Looks like a pretty terrible move by the Eagles right about now.
I really wasn't trying to be a hater, I swear. Just that defense and O-line loom large.
Then again, the Cowboys got demonstrably worse. The Giants didn't get demonstrably better. And the Eagles are relying on Nick Foles to elevate a pedestrian group of receivers.
did the skins cut stephen bowen yet? we can save like 4 mil off that right? either way DJAX
Not with 16m guaranteed upon signing, not a bargain, but a good signing. The per year would be much higher if the guaranteed wasn't already so high. He gets 2/3 of his contract, upon signing, think about that. It's crazy. ******** took most of the risk in that contract, but that's what probably made DJax sign there so fast. I think he'll pay off, but you never know how things will be which is why it's so dangerous to give away that much money.
EDIT: I guess another way to look at it is it's a 2yr/16m deal with a 3rd year option, excluding possible incentives which is not bad at all. I'm interested to see how they did the cap.
The more I think about it, the more I like the contract. It's a lot of money up front, but I mean you're goona keep him for 2 years at the least, so it's all good in the end. If the cap is well proportioned, then yeah, definitely a very good signing. Feel like the Eagles kind of dropped the ball, could've at least got something for him and got him out the division.
Chip Kelly and his ego may have gotten the best of him on this one. We'll see how things pan out for the Eagles this year with this chain of events.
I don't know how you can look at losing your two most productive D-Lineman and say you didn't get worse. Yeah, you had a horrible defense last year... Doesn't mean it won't get worse.
Henry Melton is a good player but coming off an ACL he isn't making up for those sack/pressure losses.