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The Chargers Cap number

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Stan_The_Man_12, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. Stan_The_Man_12

    Stan_The_Man_12 BoltTalker

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    Does anybody have information about this? Darrin Smith from XTRA says we are $18 to $20M under the cap and my understanding is that the cap goes up every year. Thoughts?

    Stan 17
     
  2. maestro876

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  3. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    don't see us going crazy but there could be some names we go out and pick up in FA
     
  4. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    I saw another link that said $33 mil and second as the most cap space in the NFL.

    Anyway you slice it, we are fat in the salary cap.
     
  5. ColdBlooded

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    Hopefully we pick up some Stud Safeties in the Draft.

    Hart and McCree are garbage.

    yea, i said it! Hart can't tackle for **** and his pass coverage is well non-existant.
     
  6. Stan_The_Man_12

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    Question is how do we use it to make a SB run in 08.

    Stan 17
     
  7. LV Bolt Fan

    LV Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    Franchise tag = Michael Turner? :icon_shrug:
     
  8. WyomingBoltFan

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    New England went out and got Moss (and some video cameras) to put them over the top. What do we need to get us over the top?
     
  9. LV Bolt Fan

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    Some video cameras? :icon_rofl:
     
  10. !~BOLT~!

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    I don't know if I'm just numb or what, but I gotta say, I am taking this loss much better than ANY other loss I watched in my Chargers watching history.

    Bring on the offseason, and work your magic A.J., someone pop that list of FA's back up and lets talk about what makes sense for us and what doesn't. We aren't far from over the hump, hell, maybe healthy we already are, what can we bring in to take us to elite status and powerhouse the fuq outta everyone next year?
     
  11. Trumpet_Man

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    The only way this happens is if they tag and trade but MT has to agree to the deal and team otherwise, no way jose. The RB Franchise Tag for 2008 will be ~ $7++ million.


    http://www.askthecommish.com/articles/page.asp?pid=30
    So what will it cost each team to designate a player with the Franchise Tag? The NFLPA has released the following numbers by position:

    Quarterbacks: $12,615,000
    Offensive linemen: $9,556,000
    Defensive ends: $8,644,000
    Wide receivers: $7,613,000
    Cornerbacks: $7,790,000
    Linebackers: $7,206,000
    Running backs: $6,999,000
    Defensive tackles: $6,775,000
    Safeties: $4,490,000
    Tight ends: $4,371,000
    Punters and kickers: $2,078,000

    Note that these numbers correspond with the immediate cap hit associated with designating a player with the Franchise Tag. The NFLPA has released the dollar amount associated with franchising each player by position.
     
  12. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    All we needed was to score TD's instead of FG's against the Pats and we would have won, even without LT:tup:

    That would have put us over the hump so to speak.
     
  13. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    I don't see us making a splash in the FA market. I don't know what all FA's are available, but I just don't see us doing anything special.

    We will need someone to replace Turner when he leaves to start for another team.
     
  14. AnteaterCharger

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    Try this guy: TJ Duckett
    Big power back, would be a good thunder to LT's lightning

    I could also see us going after Max Starks if he leaves the Steelers and AJ/co. think Clary's better as a backup. Dude's 6'7 335
     
  15. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    I wasn't aware they were FA's. Duckett would be good:tup:

    Isn't Fanaca (spelling) from the Steelers a FA?? I believe he is.:icon_huh:
     
  16. AnteaterCharger

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    Faneca (e not a) is a free agent but he's a left guard
     
  17. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    Oh yeah, that's right.
     

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