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Rascal
02-15-2013, 08:52 AM
Ryan Clady is an unrestricted free agent who isn't going anywhere.

The Broncos' All Pro left tackle will return to protect Peyton Manning's blind side.

"We're going to tag him," said John Elway, the Broncos' senior vice president of football operations.

Elway added that placing a franchise tag on Clady, a procedure that will be made as soon as Tuesday, does not preclude the team and player from working out a multiyear contract extension.

"We'd like to work something out, like we did last year," Elway said, referring to contract negotiations with Clady that broke off prior to training camp. "Things have changed a little bit because he's coming off a shoulder surgery. But we like Ryan. We like him a lot as a player and we'd like to get something done."

Elway had just taken a break from "The Cave," as he calls it, the coaches' conference room where he and his scouts, personnel assistants and John Fox's coaching staff had just spent the first six hours of Thursday going over draft-eligible safeties.



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Rohirrim
02-15-2013, 08:56 AM
... going over draft-eligible safeties.

Well, that's encouraging. :thumbs:

phibacka31
02-15-2013, 08:58 AM
Not surprised one bit. Makes a lot of sense actually with the shoulder injury.

phibacka31
02-15-2013, 08:59 AM
... going over draft-eligible Quarterbacks....

Well, that's encouraging. :thumbs:

Just showing that as a writer I could place any position here and it would still be true... They're going to look at every single position, obviously some longer then others, but still...

Requiem
02-15-2013, 09:08 AM
Lonestar response in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 . . .

swaiy
02-15-2013, 09:16 AM
Lonestar response in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 . . .

Wait for it...

DBroncos4life
02-15-2013, 09:22 AM
Man football is a business with bottom lines Elway is just another fan boi.

LetsGoBroncos
02-15-2013, 09:31 AM
Not surprised one bit. Makes a lot of sense actually with the shoulder injury.

Good point. See how he performs for a season after surgery

Chris
02-15-2013, 09:38 AM
Just showing that as a writer I could place any position here and it would still be true... They're going to look at every single position, obviously some longer then others, but still...

...going over draft-eligible long snappers.... :thumbs:

Drek
02-15-2013, 09:46 AM
Not surprising. He turned down more in per year money with last year's extension than what the cap number for a LT is going to be this year. If he's looking to get every penny he can with no home town discount why wouldn't we tag him and save a little money next season? Its not like he's less likely to sign here next year if we're the highest bidder just because we tagged him.

peacepipe
02-15-2013, 10:08 AM
Not surprising. He turned down more in per year money with last year's extension than what the cap number for a LT is going to be this year. If he's looking to get every penny he can with no home town discount why wouldn't we tag him and save a little money next season? Its not like he's less likely to sign here next year if we're the highest bidder just because we tagged him.

Where is it written that he should do a hometown discount?

kappys
02-15-2013, 10:33 AM
Where is it written that he should do a hometown discount?

Nowhere just like it's not written that the broncos should resign him with a huge signing bonus rather than tag him. The hometown discount is done to help facilitate a deal with the current team that provides the player with security visavie a large signing bonus and allows the team to wrap up a tip quality player at a small discount

Kaylore
02-15-2013, 10:46 AM
http://clutch.mtv.com//wp-content/uploads/clutch/2012/04/tumblr_m1ebx5RtET1qjdx0q.gif

Lestat
02-15-2013, 11:13 AM
smart move, he's the key FA and the guy we can't afford to lose.

ludo21
02-15-2013, 11:19 AM
i can dig

Heyneck
02-15-2013, 11:21 AM
You could see this coming a mile away... well, unless you are Lonestar.

Natedogg
02-15-2013, 11:29 AM
You could see this coming a mile away... well, unless you are Lonestar.

crapstar.

cutthemdown
02-15-2013, 11:35 AM
Just like I said would most likely happen.

Requiem
02-15-2013, 11:42 AM
Just like I said would most likely happen.

You and everybody else. Hilarious!

Houshyamama
02-15-2013, 01:22 PM
Nowhere just like it's not written that the broncos should resign him with a huge signing bonus rather than tag him. The hometown discount is done to help facilitate a deal with the current team that provides the player with security visavie a large signing bonus and allows the team to wrap up a tip quality player at a small discount

http://www.atleastihavechicken.com/whatiswillthinking/uploaded_images/architect-760648.jpg

Bob's your Information Minister
02-15-2013, 01:42 PM
Haha. Albert is going to get paid before Clady.

Albert > Clady

extralife
02-15-2013, 02:31 PM
The fact that Elway chose to mention the shoulder injury to the media means there is no way in hell a long term deal is going to get done. They're going to lower the offer and Clady's agent will have no part of that.

broncosteven
02-15-2013, 03:55 PM
Haha. Albert is going to get paid before Clady.

Albert > Clady

Technically a FA tag ensures payment so Clady is sure to get paid. What is going on with Albert? I wonder if Chicago doesn't throw a bag full of money his way and he bails to a real team.

FearLanier
02-15-2013, 05:13 PM
Technically a FA tag ensures payment so Clady is sure to get paid. What is going on with Albert? I wonder if Chicago doesn't throw a bag full of money his way and he bails to a real team.

Albert said he wants to stay in KC and the Chiefs have spoken to his people. We're gonna keep him.

He's a top 10 LT.

Bacchus
02-15-2013, 05:26 PM
Franchising Clady could be risky. Clady, if he is angered by this could holdout every off-season workout, training camp, and well into the season. This happens all the time.

There are a lot of quality T set to be FA's this year. If Denver does not want to pay him maybe they should just sign one of these cheaper guys and let Clady go.

DBroncos4life
02-15-2013, 06:07 PM
Franchising Clady could be risky. Clady, if he is angered by this could holdout every off-season workout, training camp, and well into the season. This happens all the time.

There are a lot of quality T set to be FA's this year. If Denver does not want to pay him maybe they should just sign one of these cheaper guys and let Clady go.
The league got a win in the new CBA as it pertains to holdouts. In an effort to prevent them, under the new CBA if player under contract fails to report to training camp, he is fined $30,000 per day by his club. Thatís more than double the fine in the prior CBA which was $14,000 per day.

broncosteven
02-15-2013, 06:16 PM
Albert said he wants to stay in KC and the Chiefs have spoken to his people. We're gonna keep him.

He's a top 10 LT.

You guys need him, he was the only decent player on that OL.

I would be more worried about C and G. I know you had injuries but it is not like they were probowlers.

Bacchus
02-15-2013, 06:19 PM
The league got a win in the new CBA as it pertains to holdouts. In an effort to prevent them, under the new CBA if player under contract fails to report to training camp, he is fined $30,000 per day by his club. Thatís more than double the fine in the prior CBA which was $14,000 per day.

Well, I know Wallace from the Steelers held out into the season because he was franchised.

DBroncos4life
02-15-2013, 06:27 PM
Well, I know Wallace from the Steelers held out into the season because he was franchised.

He was tendered not franchised.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/08/27/mike-wallace-to-sign-tender-report-to-steelers-on-tuesday/

razorwire77
02-15-2013, 06:46 PM
Probably should have taken the money last year. This year is a strong O-line draft class and most likely some quality FA options. Plus, he's gotta recover from yet another injury. If he plays lights out under the tag, he'll get paid. If not by Denver, than by some other team. Smart move by Elway.

Atwater His Ass
02-15-2013, 06:59 PM
I see this as posturing by the front office, still think a deal gets done prior to the season. I believe the team is willing to deal and it's a big risk for Clady to not sign now, coming off another injury.

Clady made the right move by not signing last season, but he lost his leverage with the shoulder injury. It's in his best interest to get a deal done now with the team willing, rather than risk another injury next year or not being able to get fully back from the current situation.

Bob's your Information Minister
02-15-2013, 09:05 PM
Technically a FA tag ensures payment so Clady is sure to get paid. What is going on with Albert? I wonder if Chicago doesn't throw a bag full of money his way and he bails to a real team.

Getting the tag is not getting paid.

Getting paid is getting a long-term deal with a big signing bonus and guaranteed money.

Albert's deal is basically done with the Chiefs, it was announced yesterday.

DBroncos4life
02-15-2013, 09:10 PM
Getting the tag is not getting paid.

Getting paid is getting a long-term deal with a big signing bonus and guaranteed money.

Albert's deal is basically done with the Chiefs, it was announced yesterday.

Look at all the WR's better then Wes Welker last year because he got tagged Hilarious!

Bob's your Information Minister
02-15-2013, 09:20 PM
Look at all the WR's better then Wes Welker last year because he got tagged Hilarious!

I'm not sure what you're talking about.

I'm simply rejoicing over the fact that Albert will solidfy his status as a superior lineman due to the simple fact he's getting paid sooner.

Good luck to Clady on his quest to get paid. Hopefully he can prove himself to be in Albert'$ cla$$ in 2013.

DBroncos4life
02-15-2013, 09:27 PM
I'm not sure what you're talking about.

I'm simply rejoicing over the fact that Albert will solidfy his status as a superior lineman due to the simple fact he's getting paid sooner.

Good luck to Clady on his quest to get paid. Hopefully he can prove himself to be in Albert'$ cla$$ in 2013.
Haha. Albert is going to get paid before Clady.

Albert > Clady****ing retard

lonestar
02-15-2013, 09:46 PM
Before dream and the morons chime in, I Have always said he would not get a long term deal that would cost us 12+ millions a year against the cap. That's we simply could not afford it, this year.

With the advent of the shoulder injury the cap aspect became just a matter of time. Gave John a graceful way out. Since no other team is going to give him a huge contract after getting cut, until they see he is healed.

I still believe that having an elite (pay) OLT is not as necessary as it once was, also beleive that they'd I'll be finding an OT via the draft or UFa and none of them will be paid elite money, as his eventual replacement..
(something I have been saying consistently since this cap conversation started )

FearLanier
02-15-2013, 09:55 PM
You guys need him, he was the only decent player on that OL.

I would be more worried about C and G. I know you had injuries but it is not like they were probowlers.

Eric Winston and Jon Asamoah are decent OL. Not saying that to be a homer either. They've been recognized on a national level as being quality players.

Bob's your Information Minister
02-15-2013, 10:19 PM
****ing retard

What about the WRs who got paid big bucks on long term deals?

Pretty sure all those guys (Calvin Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Johnson, Reggie Wayne, etc) are better than Welker.

Albert is joing the exclu$ive club of left tackle$ who are getting straight ca$h, $on. $orry. Clady is not invited.

You lo$e. Good day, $ir.

SonOfLe-loLang
02-15-2013, 10:37 PM
What about the WRs who got paid big bucks on long term deals?

Pretty sure all those guys (Calvin Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Johnson, Reggie Wayne, etc) are better than Welker.

Albert is joing the exclu$ive club of left tackle$ who are getting straight ca$h, $on. $orry. Clady is not invited.

You lo$e. Good day, $ir.

You sound like one of those women who feel superior to single girls because they are married...even if their husband is a lowlife. How does signing a long term deal signify talent exactly???

pricejj
02-15-2013, 11:49 PM
As of right now, that gives the Broncos only about $3M to spend in free agency.

Bob's your Information Minister
02-16-2013, 12:08 AM
You sound like one of those women who feel superior to single girls because they are married...even if their husband is a lowlife. How does signing a long term deal signify talent exactly???

Had Clady been better over the last two seasons than Albert? No. Is he getting paid this offseason? No.

What's clear is clear.

DBroncos4life
02-16-2013, 12:17 AM
Had Clady been better over the last two seasons than Albert? No. Is he getting paid this offseason? No.

What's clear is clear.

Hilarious! This is why nothing ever changes in KC. The owners never have to field a team worth a **** because the retarded fans think they have good players.

lonestar
02-16-2013, 12:18 AM
As of right now, that gives the Broncos only about $3M to spend in free agency.

Until they cut players dumb ass Williams being the most expensive of the group and Mayes. Might give them some wiggle room.

But do not forget next year they have 24 current contract players due to become UFA. Most noteable Woodyard, Beadles, km, Walton and Miller is eligible to resign next year.

Not like we will not have a permanent solution going.

Bob's your Information Minister
02-16-2013, 12:27 AM
Hilarious! This is why nothing ever changes in KC. The owners never have to field a team worth a **** because the retarded fans think they have good players.

In the past two seasons Albert has allowed 6 sacks TOTAL.

He's a ****ing stud you ninny.

Bacchus
02-16-2013, 01:57 AM
In the past two seasons Albert has allowed 6 sacks TOTAL.

He's a ****ing stud you ninny.

Wow, bob no one cares dude, go to crap planet. Clady allowed one sack last year.

cutthemdown
02-16-2013, 02:02 AM
What about the WRs who got paid big bucks on long term deals?

Pretty sure all those guys (Calvin Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Johnson, Reggie Wayne, etc) are better than Welker.

Albert is joing the exclu$ive club of left tackle$ who are getting straight ca$h, $on. $orry. Clady is not invited.

You lo$e. Good day, $ir.

Seriously your team is so crappy you have to get into which players get better deal then players on other teams? Wow just wow.

SonOfLe-loLang
02-16-2013, 08:25 AM
Had Clady been better over the last two seasons than Albert? No. Is he getting paid this offseason? No.

What's clear is clear.

Your logic makes zero sense. These negotiations aren't happening in a vacuum by the same team and the same numbers. This is one of your odder trolls

Requiem
02-16-2013, 01:33 PM
Before dream and the morons chime in, I Have always said he would not get a long term deal that would cost us 12+ millions a year against the cap. That's we simply could not afford it, this year.

With the advent of the shoulder injury the cap aspect became just a matter of time. Gave John a graceful way out. Since no other team is going to give him a huge contract after getting cut, until they see he is healed.

I still believe that having an elite (pay) OLT is not as necessary as it once was, also beleive that they'd I'll be finding an OT via the draft or UFa and none of them will be paid elite money, as his eventual replacement..
(something I have been saying consistently since this cap conversation started )

. . . and we are still laughing at you. Another sh-t football take from crapstar.

Bob's your Information Minister
02-16-2013, 02:01 PM
Your logic makes zero sense. These negotiations aren't happening in a vacuum by the same team and the same numbers. This is one of your odder trolls

That's cool.

Call me when Clady gets paid like an elite left tackle. Until he does, he isn't.

DENVERDUI55
02-16-2013, 05:38 PM
Getting the tag is not getting paid.

Getting paid is getting a long-term deal with a big signing bonus and guaranteed money.

Albert's deal is basically done with the Chiefs, it was announced yesterday.

Wow and just when you couldn't get any dumber you say something like this. This is new to me that long term deals mean a player is better than someone getting the franchise tag.

Beantown Bronco
02-17-2013, 12:16 AM
Call me when Clady gets paid like an elite left tackle. Until he does, he isn't.

Name one guy (drafted outside the top 5) that got paid like an elite anything before he performed on an elite level and became a FA. By definition, guys on rookie contracts can't get paid elite money UNTIL they perform that way.

Beantown Bronco
02-17-2013, 12:20 AM
Franchising Clady could be risky. Clady, if he is angered by this could holdout every off-season workout, training camp, and well into the season. This happens all the time.

All the time? No way. I'll bet you couldn't even name 5 in the last 5 years. And, as has been mentioned, the new CBA has made it even more difficult to do so. The best he can hope for is to negotiate a clause into the agreement so that he can't be franchised again next year.

lonestar
02-17-2013, 12:22 AM
Name one guy (drafted outside the top 5) that got paid like an elite anything before he performed on an elite level and became a FA. By definition, guys on rookie contracts can't get paid elite money UNTIL they perform that way.

By definition Clady will not be getting an elite contract this year either.

Now I know most folks here dislike chef fans and try to discredit them for the crappy ownership.

Maybe they are. But I suspect that the new FO staff there is going make beating them a hell of a OL harder than ever before.

Y'all might want to watch what your posting. As it probably will come back to bite you in the butt.

lonestar
02-17-2013, 12:28 AM
All the time? No way. I'll bet you couldn't even name 5 in the last 5 years. And, as has been mentioned, the new CBA has made it even more difficult to do so. The best he can hope for is to negotiate a clause into the agreement so that he can't be franchised again next year.

They can be franchised for at least three years in a row. Each time the % escalates. Which may still be cheaper than giving him 12,000,000.00 + per year long term. Tying up 10% of the salary cap on an injury prone guy that is a finese player long term may not be the wisest move.

Tagging him year after year does not tie up long term funds nor create any dead money should he crap his pants. Think of him as a rental. Instead of buying the farm.

Beantown Bronco
02-17-2013, 01:01 AM
By definition Clady will not be getting an elite contract this year either.


Yes, but I think we can all agree that it's only because of his injury.

Y'all might want to watch what your posting. As it probably will come back to bite you in the butt.

I assume this is directed elsewhere, but I'm not sure who.

Beantown Bronco
02-17-2013, 01:03 AM
They can be franchised for at least three years in a row. Each time the % escalates.

Ummm, ok. This is all well known. What I was referring to was the clause that many tagged folks are now asking for. Many will sign the tag quickly if the team agrees that they won't tag them again the following year. That IMO is the best Clady will be able to do for himself right now.

Bacchus
02-17-2013, 01:08 AM
Getting the tag is not getting paid.

Getting paid is getting a long-term deal with a big signing bonus and guaranteed money.

Albert's deal is basically done with the Chiefs, it was announced yesterday.

Branden Albert, OT, Chiefs. Age: 28.
Branden Albert's a solid left tackle when he's in the lineup - he surrendered just one sack in 11 starts this year - but his issue is that he suffers from chronic back spasms. He can't be counted on to play 16 games.

Back spasms can be chronic your whole career.

That One Guy
02-17-2013, 08:16 AM
Anyone remember when Ca$$el became elite when he signed for all that $$$? Yeah, we're still laughing about that.

And franchised players just don't sign the contract then they aren't holding out. As long as you haven't signed, you don't have to report but the money isn't guaranteed and the franchise tag can be repealed at any moment. Clady could hold out for free until the season starts or throughout most of the season but I've seen no indications that he plans to do so.

Jetmeck
02-17-2013, 08:20 PM
Franchising Clady could be risky. Clady, if he is angered by this could holdout every off-season workout, training camp, and well into the season. This happens all the time.

There are a lot of quality T set to be FA's this year. If Denver does not want to pay him maybe they should just sign one of these cheaper guys and let Clady go.


IMO and most will agree here we have no choice with him coming off a shoulder injury...........if Clady cannot understand the obvious then that is on him, not the Broncos !

Bob's your Information Minister
02-17-2013, 09:14 PM
guys on rookie contracts can't get paid elite money UNTIL they perform that way.

Glad to see you admit Clady is not elite!

lonestar
02-18-2013, 12:29 AM
Yes, but I think we can all agree that it's only because of his injury.



I assume this is directed elsewhere, but I'm not sure who.

I do not agree it is because of injury.

The team does not have room as we speak for a 12 million per year guy. Especially those year.

Tagging him year after year saves money and long term commitment.

Especially for a guy that has a knee issue and and now a shoulder problem.

I have said in numerous posts that tag him and draft his replacement, that having an elite OLT is no longer as big a deal as it was when everyone was using 5-7 step drop passing attacks.

When most of the under center snaps are for handoffs or quick passes pass protect is not a big deal. Then you have the shotgun snaps even less so.

Sorry but as much as y'all love the guy he is not needed as much as you want to beleive.

I said that DJ would not be back next year and that his playing time after his suspension would likely be slim and none.

Yet everyone thought he would be sorely missed so far have been absolutely correct on that one.. A few more days and he will be released as he is sucking hind teat for playing time and with his contract they need the 6 million just to fill it the roster. Hell signing Woodson will take 4 mil and we still have a few extra for collie.

lonestar
02-18-2013, 12:32 AM
Ummm, ok. This is all well known. What I was referring to was the clause that many tagged folks are now asking for. Many will sign the tag quickly if the team agrees that they won't tag them again the following year. That IMO is the best Clady will be able to do for himself right now.

He does not have to sign the tag at all. He will because he knows they have him over a barrel. He has no ther options. Hell he will probably be On PUP until TC anyway

No other team will give him more than the tag value without seeing if he has recovered form.

Beantown Bronco
02-18-2013, 05:22 AM
He does not have to sign the tag at all.

He has no ther options.

By definition, both of those statements cannot be true.

TonyR
02-18-2013, 12:16 PM
Any thoughts on whether Denver should go exclusive rights or non-exclusive for Clady? IAOFM makes an interesting case for the latter...

http://www.itsalloverfatman.com/broncos/entry/elway-broncos-to-tag-clady-want-bruton-back

srphoenix
02-18-2013, 01:40 PM
honestly I'd rather he just be locked up long term. He's been consistently awesome no matter what injury hes had to deal with. Plus if you're paying your QB 15 some million or more, you better be sure that your just as equally elite tackle protecting him is locked up.

That One Guy
02-18-2013, 01:45 PM
honestly I'd rather he just be locked up long term. He's been consistently awesome no matter what injury hes had to deal with. Plus if you're paying your QB 15 some million or more, you better be sure that your just as equally elite tackle protecting him is locked up.

Ehh.. he's solid so I'd like them to resign him rather than take a chance that he can be replaced but I definitely think he's got a reputation that lingers from his rookie year. I wouldn't personally call him elite though he wouldn't be many stages beneath it.

gyldenlove
02-18-2013, 01:56 PM
Any thoughts on whether Denver should go exclusive rights or non-exclusive for Clady? IAOFM makes an interesting case for the latter...

http://www.itsalloverfatman.com/broncos/entry/elway-broncos-to-tag-clady-want-bruton-back

No reason to use exclusive rights, there are several tackles in free agency this year and I doubt any team would want to burn 2 first rounders and a huge contract that they risk getting matched.

ShutDownPoster
02-19-2013, 06:08 PM
Nobody has posted this yet?

"There's no way I'm going to be in minicamps this year because I won't be ready shoulder-wise (even) if I do get a deal done by then," Clady said. "In other words, I'm planning for (shoulder rehab), so I'm not going to be there, regardless if I don't get a deal done still. Even if I get a deal done, my chances are I probably wouldn't do much in training camp. About that time, I should be just about 100 percent around July or August -- in that area."

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000140328/article/broncos-ryan-clady-faces-fivetosix-month-rehab

Good luck getting a long term deal done this year...

Drunken.Broncoholic
02-19-2013, 06:13 PM
Nobody has posted this yet?

"There's no way I'm going to be in minicamps this year because I won't be ready shoulder-wise (even) if I do get a deal done by then," Clady said. "In other words, I'm planning for (shoulder rehab), so I'm not going to be there, regardless if I don't get a deal done still. Even if I get a deal done, my chances are I probably wouldn't do much in training camp. About that time, I should be just about 100 percent around July or August -- in that area."

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000140328/article/broncos-ryan-clady-faces-fivetosix-month-rehab

Good luck getting a long term deal done this year...



Yep. Like 5-6 months of rehab. I don't blame the FO for being cautious if he doesn't get back to 100

gyldenlove
02-19-2013, 06:33 PM
He just said he would sign the tender eventually if they don't work out a deal but would prefer to get a long term deal. I imagine they will get something done at about 90% of what Joe Thomas is making...

broncosteven
02-19-2013, 06:53 PM
I assume this is directed elsewhere, but I'm not sure who.

Probably me.

broncosteven
02-19-2013, 07:09 PM
I do not agree it is because of injury.

The team does not have room as we speak for a 12 million per year guy. Especially those year.

Tagging him year after year saves money and long term commitment.

Especially for a guy that has a knee issue and and now a shoulder problem.

I have said in numerous posts that tag him and draft his replacement, that having an elite OLT is no longer as big a deal as it was when everyone was using 5-7 step drop passing attacks.

When most of the under center snaps are for handoffs or quick passes pass protect is not a big deal. Then you have the shotgun snaps even less so.

Sorry but as much as y'all love the guy he is not needed as much as you want to beleive.

I said that DJ would not be back next year and that his playing time after his suspension would likely be slim and none.

Yet everyone thought he would be sorely missed so far have been absolutely correct on that one.. A few more days and he will be released as he is sucking hind teat for playing time and with his contract they need the 6 million just to fill it the roster. Hell signing Woodson will take 4 mil and we still have a few extra for collie.


I would really love for you to actually watch any of our games from this season and tell me how many times Manning either takes a 5 step or more drop and or holds the ball long enough to go through multiple progressions before he throws.

Tebow was a 1st option guy or run. If you look at the Baltimore loss you will see PM taking deeper drops and holding the ball forever trying to find an open receiver. If we just had some dude back there Manning would retire before his head got torn off.

I know I have told you this before, just watch the play that should have been a Tuck call that Manning was ruled fumbling on. He took at least a 5 step drop, scanned the field at least twice while adjusting inside the pocket before Kuper (I believe, I know it came from his side and I haven't watched it since) could not hold up his block and allowed his man to attack from the inside and get to Manning. The whole time this was going on Clady had his guy one on one totally kept out of the play. Manning got sacked a couple times in that game but it was not off Clady.

I implore you to rewatch one of our games and then rethink your stance.

Our O is totally different from the fast break O that the Pat's run. Brady gets the ball out much quicker than we do because their whole scheme is around throwing the ball at or near the LOS and allowing the receiver to make a move on a guy and pick up YAC, much like a long hand off. They use the deep ball to keep teams honest or when they start seeing the D break down. Brady is very good at finding the holes in the Zone and communicating with his receivers.

Our O is more down field, we go to the under stuff for check downs, If you noticed we only ran that WR screen thrown to the LOS once in that game, in a situation where we baited the Ravens into it working because of the downfield routes during that drive. We don't throw to the slot at the LOS and expect Stokely to pick up YAC on 1st down. We have been throwing to the Slot and TE's DOWN FIELD in pure passing situations which requires having great protection for the routes to come open. Think about that TD to Stokely or any of Stokely's great 3rd down receptions during the year. Everyone knows it is coming but the protection is so good that Stokely has the time to get open and make a move 8-15 yards downfield.

DBroncos4life
03-04-2013, 01:42 PM
Haha. Albert is going to get paid before Clady.

Albert > Clady

Chiefs | Branden Albert receives franchise tag
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 13:15:11 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed their franchise tag on impending free-agent OT Branden Albert.



Read more: http://www.kffl.com/hotw/nfl#ixzz2MbrBtgOP

Blob, mouth cashing checks his ass can't back since 2004.

Bacchus
03-04-2013, 04:06 PM
I do not understand why they franchised him. He is above average, I guess they want the franchise for a year to see how his back holds up. They would have been better franchising Bowe.