| New Orleans Saints Talk|| How about we propose contracts for Jimmy? - Sophandros on 7/3/14 at 8:34 am|
5 years, 45 million, including a 20 million signing bonus. Annual salaries of 7, 5, 5, 4, and 4 million.
Annual cap hits of 11, 9, 9, 8, and 8.
Jimmy gets 20 million in cash up front and earns 17 million in salary for the first three years, and if Drew retires his deal is easier...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| League may be pushing for a settlement in Graham situation - Sophandros on 6/22/14 at 11:05 am|
No shit, huh? ...
| More Sports Board|| Monica Seles: NFL team owner? - Sophandros on 6/9/14 at 10:20 am|
Perhaps, if her fiancé buys them and later dies.
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| So I assume we will sign Goodwin this week - Sophandros on 6/1/14 at 10:56 am|
As today is June 1, different rules apply to FA signings, including the calculation for compensatory picks.
Here is a good write up on June 1 on the NFL calendar.
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Which Road Games are you attending? - Sophandros on 5/23/14 at 5:29 am|
I'll be at Atlanta (live there) and Detroit (the team to whom we send our RBs)....
| More Sports Board|| Thug Life At Rutgers - Sophandros on 5/11/14 at 3:42 pm|
[quote]Nelson was arrested in Mankato for an incident that left a 24-year old man listed in critical condition at a clinic in Mankato. Th...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| OK, so who's coming up to Atlanta for Week 1? - Sophandros on 4/23/14 at 8:29 pm|
Obviously, I'll be there because I live here
Let's start discussing a ST drink up soon.
I'll bump this thread later if needed....
| O-T Lounge|| OnePlus, the smartphone flagship killer? - Sophandros on 4/23/14 at 6:01 am|
Or is it just a marketing ploy?
The pricing is great.
OnePlus, the startup founded by former Oppo VP Pete Lau, has unveiled its first smartphone, the OnePlus One. It's a powerful effort, with a 2.5GHz Snapdra...
| More Sports Board|| The Worlds Highest Paid Athletes - Sophandros on 4/15/14 at 5:55 pm|
[quote]Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady were the three highest-paid players on American sports teams in the last year....
| More Sports Board|| So a woman ODed in a townhouse owned by Jim Irsay... - Sophandros on 4/6/14 at 3:07 pm|
[quote]According to Tim Evans and Mark Alesia of the Indianapolis Star, the arrest came less than three weeks after a woman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in a townhouse Irsay previously had given...
| O-T Lounge|| The Myth of the Science and Engineering Shortage - Sophandros on 3/30/14 at 5:16 pm|
Full Disclosure: I hold a Bachelor of Science degree and I use it.
However, I agree with this article in part because of people from my generation (I graduated in the late 1990s) who were told that there is a shortage of STEM majors in the world. We studied in those fields and positioned ourselv...
| More Sports Board|| Arizona fans riot after losing last night - Sophandros on 3/30/14 at 3:59 am|
[quote]Riot police were lining up in front of a University boulevard bar more than an hour before the game ended and...
| Movie/TV Board|| Saved by the Bell/True Detective Theory - Sophandros on 3/16/14 at 6:57 pm|
[quote]I believe that Zack Morris died in 1988.
It may sound ridiculous, but there are signs all over the place if you know what to look for. I believe that Zack was in some sort of accident that tr...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Good Read from MMQB on the Saints cap situation - Sophandros on 3/12/14 at 5:58 pm|
[quote]Some believe Drew Brees’ contract is to blame.
Thanks to the structure of the seven-year, $100 million deal he signed in 2012—which included a $37 million signing bonus—Brees carries an $18.4 million cap obligati...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| The Market for RBs--in case we're looking to address the position - Sophandros on 3/9/14 at 7:10 am|
This also explains why we will cut Sproles and maybe Thomas....
| O-T Lounge|| What would happen if someone stood his ground against a cop? - Sophandros on 3/7/14 at 3:20 pm|
I guess we're about to find out. In FL, no less!
A Pensacola, FL court is set to decide on Friday whether 24-year-old Keenan Finkelstein is criminally liable for shooting a depu...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Jimmy hasn't filed a grievance after being tagged as a TE - Sophandros on 3/7/14 at 11:48 am|
I think that this shows a couple things. One is that he and his agent are working in good faith. The other is that the majority of the noise surrounding this situation is media generated....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Rational Cap Analysis for the NFC South - Sophandros on 3/5/14 at 5:29 am|
Overview: Mickey Loomis already brushed through the first loop of salary cap hell by trimming veteran defenders. The next step for New Orleans is actually finishing up a Graham extension, thus lowering his cap figure for this yea...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| The Saints and Pierre Thomas's Agent have started talking his future - Sophandros on 2/25/14 at 8:46 pm|
Actual news rather than speculation based on random tweets....
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| From Fox 8, a contract proposal for JG - Sophandros on 2/20/14 at 5:32 am|
I'm not wading through the worthless threads currently on here to see if this is posted already.