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Titans are again, last to sign their 1st round pick

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by 2ToneBlueBlood, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. 2ToneBlueBlood

    2ToneBlueBlood Yes, that's a 15 ft tall banner of me @ LP Field.

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    Does anyone else think this is getting a little ridiculous? Chance was the last of all the draft picks to sign last year. Kendall was 2nd to last the year before (Blackmon at JAX was last) and now Lewan is the last unsigned draft pick.

    Why do we wait SO long to sign our picks? I know we have a few days before camp starts but why the wait? It's not like it's a one year thing. It's the 3rd year in a row! It's a slotted system, it shouldn't be that hard!

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.co...signed/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
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  2. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

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    Because handing over $10M to a 22 year old guy is always a bad idea.
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  3. GOFIGURETITANS

    GOFIGURETITANS Don't Do Stupid Sh't !

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    This may be the front offices attempt to grab a headline once a year
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  4. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

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    Doubtful
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  5. SawdustMan

    SawdustMan Pro Bowler Tip Jar Donor

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    But you gotta do it eventually anyway. What's the point in delaying it a few extra weeks?
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  6. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

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    Because July is the earliest month for them to mess up. They're away for weeks. Teams are dumb to pay them before camp.
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  7. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    I have to admit this is getting old... it can also set the wrong tone for our rookies.

    We're likely arguing over pennies and just further fueling our reputation of being a cheap team.
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  8. crypta333

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    because good things come to those who wait?
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  9. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    The Wright contract was going to be tough before we even drafted him. The year before Adrian Clayborne was drafted in that slot and got a fully guaranteed deal while the two guys that sandwiched that pick did not. Left the Titans in a weird position the following year.

    The Chance Warmack deal was stupid. Offset language in case you cut a guy who you picked tenth overall.

    This year, I mean, Lewan is facing battery charges. Probably just trying to cover themselves in case he gets convicted.
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  10. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    People must be off their game today. I got an update that we signed Lewan a few minutes ago, and still no thread.
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