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    Talib and 5th round pick to the Dolphins for future pick

  • #2
    Cap dump for another trade ???

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    • #3
      What I think it is, is for them to sign Ramsey now and front load his bonus so we can take a big chunk of it off now and save us a lot of money in the back end of the contract. If that is the case I really like the move as it will help a lot for the future and Talib was not anywhere near who he once was anymore so I am good with this trade all together.

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      • #4
        I applaud the move. Saves them 4.2 million.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Dontfaulkup28 View Post
          What I think it is, is for them to sign Ramsey now and front load his bonus so we can take a big chunk of it off now and save us a lot of money in the back end of the contract. If that is the case I really like the move as it will help a lot for the future and Talib was not anywhere near who he once was anymore so I am good with this trade all together.
          Makes sense. Agreed.


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          • #6
            The writing was on the wall, glad they could get some space and something in return.

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            • #7
              Yup, its a good and smart move. Very doubtful if he would have played again this year and reports were that he was not playing great before the injury.

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              • #8
                Makes sense. Talib is at the end of his career and the end of his contract, we need the cap space, and he's on IR. Also, we now have Weddle to serve as veteran captain of the defensive backfield. It appears that Snead wants to get someone's contract done before this season is over.

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                • #9
                  Talib and Peters never lived up to their hype. Secondary seemed just as porous with them as it was without.

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