5th Year options

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  1. BSBEARS

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    Can not find much good about are recent drafts but here is one:
    We are not on the list below having to pay an option. Must have been the Cutler trade year.

    Here are this season’s fifth-year option decisions:
    1. Cam Newton (QB, Panthers), $14.666MM: Exercised
    2. Von Miller (LB, Broncos), $9.754MM: Exercised
    3. Marcell Dareus (DE, Bills), $10.633MM: Exercised
    4. A.J. Green (WR, Bengals), $10.176MM: Exercised
    5. Patrick Peterson (CB, Cardinals), $10.081MM: Exercised
    6. Julio Jones (WR, Falcons), $10.176MM: Exercised
    7. Aldon Smith (LB, 49ers), $9.754MM: Exercised
    8. Jake Locker (QB, Titans), $14.666MM: Declined
    9. Tyron Smith (OL, Cowboys), $10.039MM: Exercised
    10. Blaine Gabbert (QB, 49ers), $14.666MM: Declined
    11. J.J. Watt (DE, Texans), $6.969MM: Exercised
    12. Christian Ponder (QB, Vikings), $9.686MM: Declined
    13. Nick Fairley (DT, Lions), $5.477MM: Declined
    14. Robert Quinn (DE, Rams), $6.969MM: Exercised
    15. Mike Pouncey (OL, Dolphins), $7.438MM: Exercised
    16. Ryan Kerrigan (LB, Redskins), $7.038MM: Excerised
    17. Nate Solder (OL, Patriots), $7.438MM: Exercised
    18. Corey Liuget (DE, Chargers), $6.969MM: Exercised
    19. Prince Amukamara (CB, Giants), $6.898MM: Exercised
    20. Adrian Clayborn (DE, Buccaneers), $6.969MM: Declined
    21. Phil Taylor (DT, Browns), $5.477MM: Exercised
    22. Anthony Castonzo (OL, Colts), $7.438MM: Exercised
    23. Danny Watkins (OL, FA): Not applicable due to release
    24. Cameron Jordan (DE, Saints), $6.969MM: Exercised
    25. James Carpenter (OL, Seahawks), $7.438MM: Declined
    26. Jonathan Baldwin (WR, 49ers), $6.776MM: Not applicable due to restructure
    27. Jimmy Smith (CB, Ravens), $6.898MM: Exercised
    28. Mark Ingram (RB, Saints), $5.211MM: Declined
    29. Gabe Carimi (OL, Falcons): Not applicable due to release
    30. Muhammad Wilkerson (DE, Jets), $6.969MM: Exercised
    31. Cameron Heyward (DE, Steelers), $6.969MM: Exercised
    32. Derek Sherrod (OL, Packers), $7.438MM: Declined
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    oops now i see Carimi down there, he just did not last long enough.
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    Just look at the OLs in the bottom 10 or so of that years 1st round. Pretty much all of them were busts. Carimi and Sherrod especially became complete fails.
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    Remember the time when Bears fans were worried about the offensive line? :lol 027:
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    Interesting to me that Fairley's fifth year wasn't exercised. I thought that he was doing well for them? Are they not satisfied or are they just in cap hell as usual?
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    This just shows how Emery and Stein work out contracts. NOT strapped to any 5th year options at all. Lots of 1 year deals and if they work out then there is a 4 year extension without all the B.S.
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