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Old 07-30-2009, 11:26 PM   #16
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My concern was that with other higher picks' deals taking so long, that this was going to delay a signing. I'm glad this is over and done with and that the team can now focus solely on training camp.
Yeah I think there was some genuine reason to be a little concerned. The top picks have been coming in slowly. I really didn't expect this to go more than a few days but you never know. Good to have him signed and delivered.
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Old 07-30-2009, 11:27 PM   #17
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Crazy, you can watch for updates all day. Go to get ready for bed and he signs. With my luck I will be getting a beer when Cooley catches the winning pass in the Superbowl!

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Old 07-30-2009, 11:31 PM   #18
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Crazy, you can watch for updates all day. Go to get ready for bed and he signs. With my luck I will be getting a beer when Cooley catches the winning pass in the Superbowl!

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That's called poor planning sir. LOL.
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Old 07-30-2009, 11:43 PM   #19
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With my luck I will be getting a beer when Cooley catches the winning pass in the Superbowl!
I would take that kind of luck all day long!
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Old 07-31-2009, 12:32 AM   #20
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YEAH RAK LETS GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO This dude is a beast. No I think hes part rhinoceros.
YouTube - Sports Center profiles Texas Longhorns DE Brian Orakpo
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Old 07-31-2009, 01:19 AM   #21
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If any of you guys see him at practice tomarrow yell happy birthday to him.


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He also celebrates his 23rd birthday on Friday.
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Old 07-31-2009, 02:33 AM   #22
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Im psyched cause Blatche was raving about how Wilson was looking. Now we have Rak coming in. Im already laughing at the national media.
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As long as he puts up 8-12 sacks a year i dont care what he makes..
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Old 07-31-2009, 05:13 AM   #24
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Glad he finally got that big bed!
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Great news!
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Old 07-31-2009, 08:16 AM   #26
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Adam Schefter via Twitter is saying 5 years, $20M, $12.1M guaranteed.
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My guess is about 33 million.
Curious as to where you got this number? Just random guess based on gut feel?

Samsonite! I was way off!

$33 million for the 13th pick in the draft would have been an incredible job by the agent. That's more like top 10 money.
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Adam Schefter via Twitter is saying 5 years, $20M, $12.1M guaranteed.
That's a very reasonalbe deal if he becomes a starter, which he'd better!
Of course if he has a couple double digit sack years early in the deal, say by year 3, his agent will start talking to the danny.
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Old 07-31-2009, 08:36 AM   #29
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As long as he puts up 8-12 sacks a year i dont care what he makes..
Lofty hopes indeed.
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Curious as to where you got this number? Just random guess based on gut feel?

Samsonite! I was way off!

$33 million for the 13th pick in the draft would have been an incredible job by the agent. That's more like top 10 money.
Anyone know what #13 got last year, that's always a good starting off point.
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