Originally posted by MadDog49er:
Scrolling on the bottom of the NFL Network. Jason LaCanfordianistarialona says it is a two year deal. My guess is two years for $9 million. The WR market has really dried up. Brandon Lloyd signed a pretty meager contract number, so I expect Manningham's contract to be slimmer than expected.
While this move helps alleviate the loss of Morgan, I am not so sure it is an upgrade. Will have to wait and see. The WR market really dried up the past few days, and the contract numbers for these guys are shrinking before our eyes. Brandon Lloyd's contract was shockingly low. Seems like the league doesn't place a lot of value on Lloyd nor Manningham.
Right now I think our WR group is about the same as it was last year. Which is too bad, because it wasn't good enough last year. Still, I'm happy about the signing, because without it our WR group would be much worse than last year.
Crabtree = Crabtree
Manningham > Morgan (slight improvement)
Moss = Edwards
Williams = Williams
Nobody <<<<<<< Ginn
We still need to add WRs through either the draft or free agency. But at least now we won't be forced to start someone that wouldn't be the 4th guy on most teams.