Titans meet with Ryan Fitzpatrick

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by KyTitansFan, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. The Hammer

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    I will miss the giraffe if that happens

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  2. JCBRAVE

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    $5M should get you a back-up QB, a nickle corner, and a new pair of Jordan's, and possibly a broken iphone.

    Most back-up QB's are getting less than $1M
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  3. Two Kings

    Two Kings NJ Titan

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    That's what I thought. Fitz is good but not that good. Let's go for something in the 1 mil range so we can get some money to Elvis.

    I think we end up sitting very pretty if we nab a solid pass rusher in FA.
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  4. titansfan769

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    I like this move for a few reasons... If Hass wants to stay, he will literally take a huge paycut. We bring in Fitz who I think can outplay Locker and end up winning the starting job. He already has a relationship with Levitre and would have a phenominal backfield of CJ and Greene. This is a very good fit and makes ample room for DUMERVIL!
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  5. The Hammer

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    I think 2 mil is reasonable for a strong backup
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  6. titansfan769

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    Yeah definitely not 7.5 for Hass.
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  7. ImATitan

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    Fitzy will probably get more than 2 mil
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  8. TorontoTitanFan

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    Why not? How about because it would be totally insane to pay the 10-year veteran minimum for a player who would be inactive on game days.
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  9. KyTitansFan

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    FWIW, here is a list of 2012 backup QB salaries in the NFL:

    Arizona: Kevin Kolb - $4.9M
    Atlanta: Chris Redman - $825K
    Baltimore: Tyrod Taylor - $500K
    Buffalo: Tyler Thigpen - $3M / Vince Young - $2M
    Carolina: Derek Anderson - $825K
    Chicago: Jason Campbell - $3.5M
    Cincinnati: Bruce Gradkowski - $2M
    Dallas: Kyle Orton - $2.5M
    Denver: Caleb Hanie - $1M
    Detroit: Shaun Hill - $2.25M
    Green Bay: Graham Harrell - $540K
    Houston: TJ Yates - $520K
    Indianapolis: Drew Stanton - $1.25M
    Jacksonville: Chad Henne - $2.6M
    Kansas City: Brady Quinn - $1.5M
    Miami: Matt Moore - $2.5M
    Minnesota: Sage Rosenfels - $1.5M
    New England: Brian Hoyer - $1.95M
    New Orleans: Chase Daniel - $1M
    NYG: David Carr - $990K
    NYJ: Tim Tebow - $4.1M
    Oakland: Matt Leinhart - $770K
    Philadelphia: Mike Kafka - $650K
    Pittsburgh: Charlie Batch - $1M / Byron Leftwich - $850K
    San Diego: Charlie Whitehurst - $1.25M
    San Francisco: Colin Kaepernick - $1.2M
    Seattle: Matt Flynn - $4M
    St. Louis: Kellen Clemens - $540K
    Tampa Bay: Dan Orlovsky - $1M
    Tennessee: Matt Hasselbeck - $7.5M
    Washington: Rex Grossman - $1.3M

    That puts the current league average of backup QB salary at $1.9 million
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  10. Zappa71

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    I'm all for it. Hell, bring on the change! Besides being sacked a lot, his stats weren't that bad 2012. However, it makes too much sense to me so it probably won't happen...and Elvis?...no way we get that lucky.
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