In Brees' case, he was the starter. Turner is a backup and his value probably will never be higher than this. Smith was able to create his value by slapping him with the highest franchise tag (1st and a 3rd). Also, this time before the draft and draft day will be the only time that Smith will be able to deal Turner because the Bills and Titans will end up addressing RB via the draft if they don't get Turner. I'll say it again too, don't underestimate networking. The fact that Levy and Smith already have a working relationship is huge, IMO.
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