Yup….ANOTHER Alex Smith thread….
I recently watched this video www.youtube.com/watch?t=90&v=GwxAqvHjIc4 of Alex Smith 2014 highlights but instead of just watching it and enjoying it, I decided to really study the damned thing and see if I could actually learn anything about Alex from it.
The big complaints about Alex have been that he can’t or won’t throw balls more than 5 yards beyond the LOS. I think most will agree that in a West Coast the offense’s bread and butter pretty much comes down to the 5-7 beyond the LOS pass play with yards after catch being crucial. So Read more…
The “Houston Question” is bugging all Chiefs fans. No doubt about that. So I will try to offer some thoughts on the situation…
#1) Nobody knows what Houston is demanding in terms of a long term deal. But it seems to be safe to say that it’s at LEAST somewhere in the range of $16 to $18 million per year (cap hit) with somewhere close to 50% guaranteed.
#2) Can the Chiefs afford that? With the projected salary cap increases over the next few years it seems certain that the Chiefs could pay that kind of money.
#3) But can the Chiefs REALLY Read more…
Gates and Richardson of the Jets suspended 4 games tested positive for performance inhancing drugs
Courtesy of Arrowhead Pride
San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates has been handed a 4-game suspension by the NFL after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
In what will very likely be Antonio Gates’ final season with the San Diego Chargers, if not his last season in the NFL, the San Diego Chargers future Hall of Fame TE will miss a quarter of the team’s games and get marked down as a user of Performance-Enhancing Substances.
Because this offseason couldn’t get any worse for Chargers fans, right?
This is Read more…
PROPOSED JUSTIN HOUSTON CONTRACT
SIGNING BONUS PRORATION
SALARY CAP NUMBER
% OF DEAL EARNED
2015: Guaranteed for skill, injury & salary cap
2016: $14.75 million guaranteed for injury; $7.375 million skill and salary cap at signing; $7.375 million skill and salary cap on 5th day of 2016 league year
2017: $12.25 million guaranteed for injury; skill & salary cap on 5th day of 2016 league year
What do you think?
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