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Offline Yerko  
#11 Posted : Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:06:30 PM(UTC)
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I think its fair to assume that the contract is a "safe" contract and honestly, I'd prefer to overpay him a little....
1. because we have plenty of cap space to do so.
2. I'd rather not go through what we endured last season.

Flynn brings the security needed at the back-up position and he has proven that he can fill the role of backing up Rodgers when needed. I am just happy we won't ever have to experience Seneca Wallace again.
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Offline play2win  
#12 Posted : Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:13:48 PM(UTC)
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The move also frees up a pick. I'm thinking we are good with the 3 QBs they have, and if they need a camp arm they can sign a UDFA. I really like this. One year contract.
Offline DoddPower  
#13 Posted : Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:32:57 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
re signing your own FA doesn't factor into compensatory picks. The point of the system is to somewhat compensate for losing good players from your team.


Ah OK. I thought that any signing of unrestricted free agents counted the same, whether they used to be a part of the Packers on a previous contract, or not.
Offline DakotaT  
#14 Posted : Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:51:20 PM(UTC)
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He's a better version of Doug Pederson under Favre. A career backup to a future hall of fame quarterback is a pretty good gig for a noodle armed quarterback. At least the Seahawks and Raiders were the ones that made him financially secure for life and not us.
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Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#15 Posted : Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6:58:27 PM(UTC)
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I think the best thing about bringing back Flynn, is he will be a good resource for Tolzien to better learn the offense. Less questions that McCarthy and Rodgers will need to field.

Anything over a million is overpaying though.
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Offline sschind  
#16 Posted : Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:06:30 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: DoddPower Go to Quoted Post
Ah OK. I thought that any signing of unrestricted free agents counted the same, whether they used to be a part of the Packers on a previous contract, or not.


I think they look at it kind of like a loss vs gain over last season and since we had Flynn last season its neither a loss or a gain. They only take into consideration players whose contracts had run out with their previous team so signing Peppers will not have any ramifications on comp picks either since he was cut by the Bears and had not played out his contract.

I don't know how much it plays into Teds decisions but it has to be a factor.

I respect your right to have your opinion but that doesn't mean I agree with it or respect you for having it.
Offline yooperfan  
#17 Posted : Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:29:33 AM(UTC)
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Ahhhhh good.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#18 Posted : Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:11:51 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: DakotaT Go to Quoted Post
He's a better version of Doug Pederson under Favre. A career backup to a future hall of fame quarterback is a pretty good gig for a noodle armed quarterback. At least the Seahawks and Raiders were the ones that made him financially secure for life and not us.


That's actually a good comparison. I missed Doug when he left. I think he's offensive coordinator for Chiefs?
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#19 Posted : Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:08:04 AM(UTC)
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