Bears Sign Peanut Tillman To 1 yr deal

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  1. butkus3595

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    The Mundy signing isn't as bad as many here are making it out to be. You need depth players also...however I've made it known I would have liked ward in a bears uni.
     
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    This was an unipressive FA class, and when the Bears signed Cutty to 20mil he cut into the FA moves. The Bears were either letting Cutty walk and getting REALLY good on D and having to risk rebuilding the O again, or sign Cutty to a stupid 2nd tier qb contract and have to build the D through the draft and get depth guys in FA.

    Everything he's done has been to increase the talent of the depth guys ,and he's done that.
     
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    There were better way safeties out there in FA that didn't require Byrd-money. Emery missed, pure and simple.

    I don't expect "signing the #1 guy at every position of need". I do expect solid, clear upgrades like Bennett/Bushrod/Slauson were last year. At safety, Emery signed one trash player and one who's a marginal upgrade (hopefully) over the total shit we has last season. Not impressed.
     
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    Again, I will repeat and have no one listen, their DB's are coming from the draft, they are no over paying for FA's, the FA's are going to be depth guys, Houston was the lone exception.
     
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    I've gotta agree with Ric, the DB crop is pretty damn deep in this draft. Unlike past years where we spend a 3rd on a "reach" Safety, this year, we can spend the same 3rd and get someone who can be a very good starting Safety in this league. That's why we're not spending the money for starting Safety's, and it's EXACTLY why we're spending small money on depth. This is precisely how teams build lasting, good quality units. These guys may not be setting the world on fire as a starter, but they are damn good back-ups. The best back-ups are the guys that have pro experience but are not quite up to starter materiel. Experience is the key as I would rather have these guys than UDFA that werent good enough to be drafted and have no experience.
     
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    This is the one old guy I do want back.
     
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    Please, come back Peanut!
     
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    Dude, we both know you know that your implications of Cutler's contract being cumbersome are disingenuous. If there was a FA worth breaking the bank for, he could change the numbers up, easily.
     
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    HB, and by changing it up it adds to his cap hit over the next 5 years, negating the value of it being a 3yr deal. it's not disingenious, Byrd, Verner were worth breaking the bank for, but the team couldn't.
     
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    I believe the Bears are waiting on Peanut to determine his value on the market. If the $$ matches the Bears value, he will resign. My rationale is the Bears would have already signed Bowman, if they had no intention of signing Peanut. Once the Bears know that they can not meet Peanuts $$ demand, look for Bowman to be resigned.
     
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