If Culliver can learn to keep his mouth shut, not get in trouble on twitter, and learn to track the ball in the air/defend jump balls he could be a pretty good #1 CB. As for Brown he will be 29 by the time the season is ending. I like Brown better but I don't think we want to make a mistake like we did with Carlos. We didn't really have a choice though; we were pretty thing at CB. I think we overpaid him and probably gave him one year too many. He's a serviceable CB but not worth 29 million. He will have to restructure or be cut after this season. If so we'd probably end up paying him half of the 29 million. Guess it evens out some because we did get 6 ints out of him on that 1 year 3 mil deal. Anyways, back to Brown... he's probably a safer bet than the Rogers signing was but I think he could go somewhere else and get 4-5 years at say 5-6 million a year. I'm not sure we would offer more than 2-3 years at say 4-5 a year. It will be up to Brown to give us a friendly contract year wise and money wise. If he want to get paid he will go elsewhere, if he wants to win he will stay here. I expect us to take 2 corners in the first 2-3 rounds in next year's draft especially if Brown is gone and Rogers won't restructure. Culliver will be the #1 or 2 next year depending on if Brown is back. As for Brock I believe he was the leading ST tackler last year and was really good. We have to decide do we have enough good ST places at other areas. Will be interesting to see who gets the last 1 or 2 spots. Brock, Cox, Cooper... possibly even Rose?
Nooo...I like T. Brown. He has another good contract left in him. Rogers is the guy who should not be in our long-term plans, he's 32 and overpaid. Culliver is ready for a starting spot and should pair up with Brown in the future.
I think we'll be able to re-sign Brown after the season. Rogers is going to have to either take a pay cut or get cut (if a couple of the young guys look good), and either one should open up enough money to get a deal done as long as we don't go over $7-$8mil/yr.. On top of that, Whitner and his $5mil./yr. salary will probably won't be re-signed unless he takes a lot less too, but hopefully they just let him walk. Brown and Culliver are the starting CB's for the next few years imo.
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