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Today in the NFL and another reason the FUDEAN's will never grab the ring

wrbanwal

Well-Known Member
#1
Xavien Howard's Record-Setting $77M Contract Resets NFL's Cornerback Market

https://bleacherreport.com/articles...om&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=editorial

The 25-year-old defensive back surpassed Josh Norman, who previously held the title at $15 million per year. In 2016, Norman's deal with the Washington Redskins set a mark most franchises didn't want to near even as the value of cornerbacks increased. Howard broke through after making his first Pro Bowl and earning second-team All-Pro honors.

The contract represents a bigger shift within the NFL. As the reliance on spread principles and quick passing games continues to grow, the importance of coverage has never been greater.

The pass-rush-versus-coverage debate is already raging, with the New England Patriots' roster construction serving as a paradigm shift. Traditionally, the emphasis fell on creating pressure and disrupting opposing quarterbacks. Yet, the Patriots have moved on from multiple elite defensive linemen (Richard Seymour, Chandler Jones and Trey Flowers) during their two-decadelong dominance.



Keep dropping back and handing off phil. You've got it made
 
#3
The cornerback position requires the highest level of athleticism, and continues to grow in importance
as the NFL gradually relies more and more on the passing game...
so yeah, let those guys--often the most athletic guys on the field--get paid...
 

Gill Man

Inaugural San Diego Charger Fan Since 1962 FUDEAN
Staff member
Moderator
#5
Is this what successful psl sales get you?
they won't stop, it's never enough......so cities will be held hostage to negotiate for better stadium deals for the NFL and the NFL will want more from the advertisers who will take up more time in the games, and the NFLPA will make sure the players are compensated at increased rates at the same time. It's all about the $$$$$. Way over hyped sport, not near the quality it used to be. Not as entertaining at all.
 
#6
they won't stop, it's never enough......so cities will be held hostage to negotiate for better stadium deals for the NFL and the NFL will want more from the advertisers who will take up more time in the games, and the NFLPA will make sure the players are compensated at increased rates at the same time. It's all about the $$$$$. Way over hyped sport, not near the quality it used to be. Not as entertaining at all.
Agree.
 

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