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Miles Austin signs tender

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by matilack, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Except that he is a one year wonder at this point of his career while VJ is a back to back 1000 yard receiver. He also has only been in the league 4 years compared to 5 with VJ which means if the rules stay the same with the next CBA (If there is one) he will still be a RFA again next year while VJ will not, and he was an undrafted free agent compared to VJ who was a 2nd round pick.

    Basically, they don't have a lot in common
     
  3. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    A) Their draft positions mean nothing at this point.
    B) The new CBA doesn't exist yet so nobody knows what the status of RFA's will be, or franchise/transition tags, or the salary cap and/or floor, or even if 2 more regular season games will be added and therefore impact future contracts based on games played.....its a cluster F.

    I will agree that Vjack has 2 good years compared to Austin's 1 and that it probably has something to do with it, but also VJack has a suspension looming and Austin doesn't. The bottom line is you have two 1000+yd 10+TD caliber recievers that want new deals.
     
  4. RM24

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    Yup. VJ is a much better receiver. :yes:
     
  5. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    VJ = Legit #1
    Austin = Decent #2, Excellent #3

    Does not compute
     
  6. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    2009

    Vincent Jackson
    Rec: 68
    Yds: 1167
    TDs: 9
    Avg: 17.2

    Miles Austin
    Rec: 81
    Yds: 1320
    TDs: 11

    Avg: 16.3

    Not to mention Austin isn't the one guilty of 2 DUIs and driving on a suspended license. Is it computing for you guys yet?:icon_shrug:
     
  7. Buck Melanoma

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    glug glug glug .... :icon_tease:


    Austin definitely became Romo's go-to guy last year & had a very good season. Is he a one-hit wonder? I don't think so. Time will tell but one thing is certain - VJ has not yet placed himself in the Andre Johnson/Larry Fitzgerald category.

    I'm all for worker solidarity & if that's his stand, so be it. He just shouldn't get a swelled head quite yet, nor should McNeill. They're both top 10's at their positions, but neither is a top 5 talent.
     
  8. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Agree with that 100%.

    I also think the deciding factor for Austin is that Dallas drafted Dez Bryant, a guy who has top 5 reciever talent, albeit with a T.O./Ochocinco type personality.
     
  9. RM24

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    Separated at Birth. Miles Austin and Rapper Drake

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  10. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

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    I stand corrected.

    :icon_toast:
     
  11. RM24

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    Stats schmats. I'll take VJ over Austin any day still. :yes:
     

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