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SimonRath
03-07-2008, 04:20 PM
i dont know if this has been done before but oh well.

who do you guys think is the biggest bargain in the NFL?
as in someone who is deff worth more then he's being paid

Gay Ork Wang
03-07-2008, 04:20 PM
Tommy Kelly
Shaun Rogers

Bills2083
03-07-2008, 04:22 PM
Off the top of my head, Justin Tuck.
I'm sure I'll think of more later.

SimonRath
03-07-2008, 04:22 PM
Tommy Kelly
Shaun Rogers

ha funny

fenikz
03-07-2008, 04:22 PM
Anquan Boldin - 3.5 Mil
Adrian Wilson - 4 Mil

princefielder28
03-07-2008, 04:24 PM
Aaron Kampman

Turtlepower
03-07-2008, 04:28 PM
Off the top of my head, Justin Tuck.
I'm sure I'll think of more later.

Soooooo true. Also, isn't Tommie Harris still on his rookie contract?

619
03-07-2008, 04:36 PM
Soooooo true. Also, isn't Tommie Harris still on his rookie contract?
Yes, he's in the last year of his deal. He's in search of a deal similar to Dwight Freeney's six-year, $72 million contract. So not a bargain for much longer lol.

defensiveback23
03-07-2008, 04:37 PM
Antonio Gates: 6 years 24 Million.

Geo
03-07-2008, 04:38 PM
Most good candidates are probably starters playing on their rookie contracts, having been drafted after the 1st round. Say like a Lance Briggs pre-2007, or Marques Colston right now.

Turtlepower
03-07-2008, 04:39 PM
Most good candidates are probably starters playing on their rookie contracts, having been drafted after the 1st round. Say like a Lance Briggs pre-2007, or Marques Colston right now.

That's why I like Bills2083's suggestion of Justin Tuck. A player who the Giants were smart with and resigned him for relatively cheap before the offseason.

BaLLiN
03-07-2008, 04:41 PM
Justin Tuck,
Marques Closton,
Antoine Bethea,
Kerry Rhodes,
there are many more

B-Dawk
03-07-2008, 04:42 PM
That's why I like Bills2083's suggestion of Justin Tuck. A player who the Giants were smart with and resigned him for relatively cheap before the offseason.

The eagles love doing this. Not sure about the specifics but Shawn Andrews is definitely a bargain.

Geo
03-07-2008, 04:42 PM
Tuck was recently signed to a 5-year, $30M deal I believe? That's a pretty good deal, considering he could start for a number of teams and we're seeing crazy jack being thrown around.

defensiveback23
03-07-2008, 04:43 PM
Most good candidates are probably starters playing on their rookie contracts, having been drafted after the 1st round. Say like a Lance Briggs pre-2007, or Marques Colston right now.

The contract Gates signed was his second, after his breakout year. Amazing bargain for the Chargers.

Bills2083
03-07-2008, 04:44 PM
Antonio Gates: 6 years 24 Million.


When did they sign him to this contract?
That is a bargain.

M.O.T.H.
03-07-2008, 04:44 PM
Patrick Crayton 4 years $14 million...thank god we got that deal done when we did.

defensiveback23
03-07-2008, 04:46 PM
When did they sign him to this contract?
That is a bargain.

He signed it in 05'.

M.O.T.H.
03-07-2008, 04:46 PM
Who are the highest paid TE's? Witten is making $29 miilion over 6 years.

619
03-07-2008, 04:49 PM
Considering all the big contracts being handed out by Al Davis lately the five-year, $17.5 million deal to Derrick Burgess easily makes him one of our best bargains along with all those other rookie deals.

Jakey
03-07-2008, 04:50 PM
I cant remember the figuers, but i think Wilie Parkers contract was fairly cheap.

skinzzfan25
03-07-2008, 04:51 PM
Ladell Betts: 5 year 11m

BaLLiN
03-07-2008, 04:51 PM
Dawan Landry
Cedric Griffin
whatever Chris Gamble is making
Roman Harper
...

defensiveback23
03-07-2008, 04:54 PM
Who are the highest paid TE's? Witten is making $29 miilion over 6 years.

The Colts made Clark the highest paid TE at 6 years 36 million. Todd Heap 6 at years 30 Million and Vernon Davis at 5 years 23 million are also up there.

619
03-07-2008, 04:56 PM
The Colts made Clark the highest paid TE at 6 years 36 million. Todd Heap 6 at years 30 Million and Vernon Davis at 5 years 23 million are also up there.

Tony Gonzalez and Daniel Graham are somehwere in there too.

SenorGato
03-07-2008, 05:03 PM
Off the top of my head, Justin Tuck.
I'm sure I'll think of more later.

QFT. Tuck on the open market would get sick money...

Bills2083
03-07-2008, 05:03 PM
Who are the highest paid TE's? Witten is making $29 miilion over 6 years.

Vernon Davis is making $23 million over 5 years.
Jeremy Shockey is making $26 million over 5 years.
Chris Cooley is making $30 million over 6 years.
Dallas Clark is making $36 million over 6 years.
Tony Gonzalez is making $35 million over 5 years.
Todd Heap is making $30 million over 6 years.
L.J. Smith was franchised
Kellen Winslow has a large contract with a lot of incentives

Bills2083
03-07-2008, 05:04 PM
a BIG bargain is Ben Watson.
He's making $7.5 million over 6 years

gsorace
03-07-2008, 05:05 PM
Kerry Rhodes

BroadwayJoe10
03-07-2008, 05:08 PM
Not counting all the guys on their rookie contracts, I would have to say...(not sure if any of them got new contracts, but these seem pretty low for the caluber of player they are)

Willie Parker: 4 years $13.6 million contract. ($3.75 million signing bonus. Another $4.5 million is available through incentives)

Nick hardwick: 6 years 17 million

Jason Peters: 5 years 15 million

Mike Vrabel: 5 years 16.4 million

Casey Hampton: 5 years 22.75 million (roughly 7 million in guarantees)

Shane Lechler the surprising one..only 1 million for 2008

neko4
03-07-2008, 05:09 PM
i dont think we've restructured Ryan Grant's contract yet

Addict
03-07-2008, 05:14 PM
i dont think we've restructured Ryan Grant's contract yet

He should be pretty damn cheap then.

GermanSaint
03-07-2008, 05:31 PM
Dawan Landry
Cedric Griffin
whatever Chris Gamble is making
Roman Harper
...

harper should pay back any cent....

Strongside
03-07-2008, 05:33 PM
James Harrison 5.5 million for 4 years.

Thunder&Lightning
03-07-2008, 05:41 PM
Justin Tuck

dabears10
03-07-2008, 05:46 PM
Devin Hester.

Woody56
03-07-2008, 05:52 PM
Kerry Rhodes - top 3 safety and making around 900,000 this season

terribletowel39
03-07-2008, 05:56 PM
Sometimes I hate the world we live in. These guys live to play football. They love it and a bad paid safety is a safety that is ONLY getting paid $900,000. Granted cost of living has gone up since back in the day, but the cost of players and the cost of living has not gone up in sync. Players make way too much now a days. It's mind numbing. I HATE my job and get paid nowhere close to that and he loves it and most players complain when they are only making 1 million dollars this year.

GB12
03-07-2008, 06:22 PM
He should be pretty damn cheap then.
He's a second year exclusive rights free agent so he's only making I think 370,000. Guys in his situation and guys on their rookie contracts really shouldn't be included in this.

neko4
03-07-2008, 06:45 PM
true, i wonder what kind of money he will ask for. If he keeps it up he will deserve alot. I hope he doesnt ask for too much though

Geo
03-07-2008, 07:13 PM
a BIG bargain is Ben Watson.
He's making $7.5 million over 6 years
I think most if not all Pats fans will tell you Watson hasn't lived up to the first round pick the Pats drafted him with, hence the 6-year rookie contract. He's a workout warrior when it comes to measurables, but it hasn't come together plus he drops a number of balls.

Also, you can add Watson's former teammate in New England and current Broncos tight end Daniel Graham in that highest-paid in the league list. 5 years, $30M. (Shanny, you idiot.)

icantackleclaret
03-07-2008, 07:26 PM
Josh Cribbs 520,000 dollars in 08. Not bad for arguably the MVP of the team last year.

fenikz
03-07-2008, 07:30 PM
Devin Hester.

That's gonna be a tricky one when they renegotiate it, how much do you pay someone who can change a game that much but has no true position

neko4
03-07-2008, 07:31 PM
All this salary talk makes me wonder, who is the most self-less player when it comes to money in the NFL

The Legend
03-07-2008, 07:39 PM
Antonio Pierce 6yrs 26 Million

BeerBaron
03-07-2008, 08:19 PM
heres one sure to piss some people off: tom brady

hes accepting less to keep talent around him. i respect that.

Geo
03-07-2008, 08:26 PM
Compare Brady's cap hit to Peyton Manning's the last few years, there isn't much difference.

eaglesalltheway
03-07-2008, 08:29 PM
I've got to say right now, it is Marques Colston.

ATLDirtyBirds
03-07-2008, 08:36 PM
DeAngelo Hall and Michael Boley. Won't be like that for long though.

A Perfect Score
03-07-2008, 08:58 PM
DeAngelo Hall and Michael Boley. Won't be like that for long though.

did u guys resign boley? hes so udnerrated its crazy, definately a top 10 OLB in teh league, he can do everything. I was a big fan of his in college...im glad hes succeeding. Wasnt he a RFA? did teh falcons give him a new contract?

Dam8610
03-07-2008, 09:22 PM
Sometimes I hate the world we live in. These guys live to play football. They love it and a bad paid safety is a safety that is ONLY getting paid $900,000. Granted cost of living has gone up since back in the day, but the cost of players and the cost of living has not gone up in sync. Players make way too much now a days. It's mind numbing. I HATE my job and get paid nowhere close to that and he loves it and most players complain when they are only making 1 million dollars this year.

When you can get stadiums full of 60,000+ people that each paid at least $50, not to mention TV contracts with major networks that are in the billions of dollars, to watch you do your job, then you too can get paid that much money to do your job.

JagHombre22
03-07-2008, 09:58 PM
I'll say David Garrard....Cleo Lemon is making more than him...although he's about to get a new contract with 20+ guaranteed...

Mr. Stiller
03-07-2008, 10:07 PM
Willie Parker, Mewelde Moore, James Farrior, James Harrison.

proshoota25
03-07-2008, 10:08 PM
randy moss, 9 mill a year for a guy who could have gotten much more from the eagles. he had one of the best seasons all time for a WR and hes a pretty good bargain for the patriots

JT Jag
03-07-2008, 11:15 PM
David Garrard actually won the award for being a great bargain.

'Course, that won't last much longer then a couple weeks from now.

Rob S
03-08-2008, 04:40 AM
jason peters

throwback54milkman
03-08-2008, 03:22 PM
Kerry Rhodes

hugegmenfan
03-08-2008, 03:29 PM
Brandon Jacobs/Ahmad Bradshaw- both are incredibly cheap, but a very good HB combo

Flyboy
03-08-2008, 03:37 PM
Colston shouldn't be a "bargain" for much longer.

Geo
03-08-2008, 03:47 PM
Brandon Jacobs/Ahmad Bradshaw- both are incredibly cheap, but a very good HB combo
Not for long, Jacobs is a free agent after 08. Plus he hit incentives to make his 08 salary $927K.

Flyboy
03-08-2008, 03:58 PM
I forgot to mention Jahri Evans. One of the best young guards in the league.

bigbluedefense
03-08-2008, 03:59 PM
Justin Tuck
Randy Moss
Lance Briggs
Tony Romo
Shaun O'Hara

im not going to include people playing on their rookie contracts, because that would make the list way too long. all these guys got extended, and extended for a lot less than the current market would indicate they should make.

fenikz
03-08-2008, 05:28 PM
Darnell Dockett in the 3rd year of a 5 year 22 million dollar contract, not his rookie one

4.4 Mil for a a top 5 DT is a huge steal

ATLDirtyBirds
03-08-2008, 07:45 PM
did u guys resign boley? hes so udnerrated its crazy, definately a top 10 OLB in teh league, he can do everything. I was a big fan of his in college...im glad hes succeeding. Wasnt he a RFA? did teh falcons give him a new contract?


We are working on a contract, I've heard. I'm pretty sure we slapped a first round tender on him. You are right though. He is incredible, and underrated. He's starting to get his due now though, and I'm happy about that.

LonghornsLegend
03-08-2008, 08:01 PM
I think its Marques Colston by far, just for a comparison:


Larry Fitzgerald is scheduled to make 16 million in 2008. Marques Colston is scheduled to make 445,000 in 2008. Thats what you call a bargain.

PackerLegend
03-08-2008, 08:04 PM
Aaron Kampman resigned a deal in 2005 he hadnt broken out by then so he came really cheap dont remember the exact figures. The sad part is currently KGB is our highest paid player since Favre retired making $6,150,000 in Base salary this year, Kampman is making less then half that at $2,900,000.

If you care to see how the Packers salary cap is shaped up and who is making what click here

http://cappage.timesfour.com/

Currently we are $35,138,226 under

PackerLegend
03-08-2008, 08:06 PM
I think its Marques Colston by far, just for a comparison:


Larry Fitzgerald is scheduled to make 16 million in 2008. Marques Colston is scheduled to make 445,000 in 2008. Thats what you call a bargain.

Greg Jennings is making the same as Marques Colston as well you know there both in for a big pay day. Theres also a couple other of the Packers starters making that or a little more.

Yung Flippa
03-12-2008, 09:35 PM
Marques Colston
Haloti Ngata
Dawan Landry
Devin Hester

TitanHope
03-13-2008, 02:52 AM
The Titans keystone, bookend Tackles were paid a combined $1,456,333 million dollars last year, with LT Michael Roos making $918,333 and RT David Stewart making $538,000 million. This season, Roos, a 2nd RD pick in '06, is going into another year of his rookie contract. Stewart is a RFA who was recently tendered at a 1st RD pick compensation. They're steals now, but they'll be paid big soon.

fenikz
03-13-2008, 03:01 AM
I think its Marques Colston by far, just for a comparison:


Larry Fitzgerald is scheduled to make 16 million in 2008. Marques Colston is scheduled to make 445,000 in 2008. Thats what you call a bargain.

lol thats funny, Colston has probably reached all the incentives in his contract and only makes a half mil because he is a 7th rounder while Fitz was going to make 14 mil this year and 18 the next because of reaching his incentives

Colston is a FA next year though so he will get a huge pay raise

Burns336
03-13-2008, 03:03 AM
Demarcus Ware is still on his Rookie contract, so is Terrence Newman.

Newman is somewhere in the top 10 and even in the top 5 depending on who you talk to and D-ware is the best 3-4 OLB in the NFL. They are both going to get major deals soon.

Ward
03-13-2008, 10:12 AM
Tony Romo's contract was a steal IMO.

Dam8610
03-13-2008, 10:34 AM
Tony Romo's contract was a steal IMO.

Didn't he get 6 years, $60 million-ish with about $30 million guaranteed? That's not exactly a bargain.

princefielder28
03-13-2008, 10:38 AM
Didn't he get 6 years, $60 million-ish with about $30 million guaranteed? That's not exactly a bargain.

Agree. He's living up to the contract if anything, not so much a "bargain"

terribletowel39
03-13-2008, 10:45 AM
When you can get stadiums full of 60,000+ people that each paid at least $50, not to mention TV contracts with major networks that are in the billions of dollars, to watch you do your job, then you too can get paid that much money to do your job.
The stands have been filling up since the football players made like $45 a game. Granted I realize that an increase is necessary just because cost of living has gone up. But 90% of the world doesn't have the athleticism that these guys have so they are blessed beyond belief and then they go holding out when they make 5 million a year instead of 7 million. Its dumb.

NY+Giants=NYG
03-13-2008, 11:44 AM
Chris Snee as of now is a bargin. But curious to see what he will want when we try to re-sign him.

art vandelay
03-17-2008, 05:34 PM
Has no one mentioned Steven Jackson?

5 years, 7 million??

fenikz
03-17-2008, 06:18 PM
Has no one mentioned Steven Jackson?

5 years, 7 million??

because generally we weren't including rookie contracts

art vandelay
03-17-2008, 06:27 PM
because generally we weren't including rookie contracts

Actually looking back on this thread, alot of people were. And pure bargain wise, I'd say he is #1.

BufFan71
03-17-2008, 06:36 PM
Lee Evans

still on his rookie contract

Toneloc498
03-17-2008, 09:59 PM
Justin Tuck is essentially still on his rookie contract, he signed a 5 year 30 million dollar extension with 1 year still left on his current deal..so the Giants have him for 6 more years (hes still only 24)