I'm glad to have him back too. But an average OLB is not worth $44 million.... How do we plan on signing these guys now?
~ Alex Smith - ascending albeit not great. 2nd year players are much worse than him. Don't kid yourself.
~ Dashon Goldson - Turned down 5 years and $25 million last year before his monster year. Will be espensive this year.
~ Carlos Rogers - Would love to have him back. But huge money for a 31 year old CB doesn't make sense.
~ Adam Snyder - Have you seen Chilo play? Don't think this guy is important?.....
~ Ted Ginn - Have you seen Kyle Williams try to return kicks? Do you think going into 2012 with KW as your primary return man is a good idea?.....
With the massive overpayment to Brooks now multiple of these may not be able to be signed. I just don't know what the front office was thinking? The highest sacks he ever had was 7. The highest tackes he ever had was 49. You explain it to me?
IMO he's a product of the players around him. Justin Smith and Aldon Smith are beasts. And Ray McDonald is hugely underrated. Sopoaga is good. Willis is great. Bowman is good. He's in a phenemonal front 7. And the attention is put to other guys. I just don't think he is $44 million good. And it has future salary cap implications. I'm fine with keeping our players. But I don't think that means massively overpay. We could have made OLB a priority in the draft too and picked up Vincent Jackson or Bowe with the money. I just don't know about this deal. Glad to have him back? Yes. At this price? No way.
[ Edited by SanDiego49er on Feb 29, 2012 at 5:45 PM ]