2014 Saints Off Season Thread

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  1. MarceloD

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    Tough for Graham since that decision since it's going to cost him $5 million.
     
  2. mctiger

    mctiger RIP, and thanks for the music Staff Member

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    It will cost him some money, but I'd be surprised if, once they agree to a long-term deal, he doesn't get more than the 7 million he's due from the TE franchise tag.
     
  3. wjray

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    That's exactly the argument they made and it looks like the arbitrator bought it. In fact, the arbitrator quoted CSP in the second to last paragraph of his decision saying that a wide receiver is never covered by a linebacker but Graham was almost exclusively covered by linebackers no matter where he lined up.

    http://www.wwl.com/Complete-text-of-Burbank-ruling-on-Jimmy-Graham/19335498
     
  4. mctiger

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    Linebacker Victor Butler was among the cuts today. Our big free agent signee from last season never played a down for the Saints. Damn shame....healthy, he could have helped us, but as they say, you can't make the club in the tub.
     
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    That does suck. Would have loved to have seen what he could have done.
     

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