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  1. 2019 Free Agency Thread

    It's not that I am concerned about his talent, as I have stated I think he is a good back but his value is way overinflated and certainly not worth 15 or more million to a team like the Raiders. My concern has more to with other, inferior talents preforming at a very similar level to Bell. The concern is that his talent and value can be overinflated because of the numbers he has put up due to the system he plays in and the players that surround him. Like I said he is not AP in his prime and doesn't have the skillet to face 8 man fronts with Christian Ponder at QB and rush for 2K yards. Saying that Bell and AP in his prime are in the same universe is fat out laughable. Bell has never sniffed an 8 man front in his life with all the weapons that surround him including a HOF Qb. You say there is no indication that Bell would not run hard on a 1 and 9 team and I disagree. He has an overinflated sense of self worth and by sitting out the season he has shown that he could care less about helping his team and is only concerned with his health and finances. You make it sound like playing for 15 million this year under the franchise tag is a slap in the face. You realize the guy runs around a grass field with a pig skin under his arm and would make more money this year that 99 percent of households will make over their entire working career. He has quit on his team and on a team where the front offices stance on Bell is clearly the same as mine. If they thought he was this all world talent you claim him to be they would have locked him up to a long term contract years ago but they have chosen not too. Why do you think that is? It is pretty clear to me that they know the system makes Bell who he is not the other way around. He is a selfish, overrated RB that I hope takes the money and signs with a team like Buffalo or the Jets. Then we will figure out who is right and wrong here.
  2. 2019 Free Agency Thread

    Every back that has stepped into Bell's role has been lights out, that to me is a major red flag if I was a GM. If that is not screaming system player then I don't know what to say. Like I said before, in 2015 D. Williams had a 4.5 YPC average and 11 td's after Bell went down. One year later he was out of football. Red flag for signing Bell!!! James Conner, 5th round nobody who is now lighting the league up. Red flag for signing Bell. I could go on and on but Bell has a ton of red flags. Like I said it would be beyond foolish for the Raiders to sign him at the money he will command. I pray he signs with the Bills or Jets, then we will see who is right. If Bell is smart he will go to a team that will suit his skill set and take less money. With all that Bell has shown throughout this ordeal with Pit. what on earth makes you think he will run hard on this team next season when we are say 1 and 9? I'm sure he would have some type of "hamstring" injury or some type of soft tissue injuries to blame his lack of success on. Bell is a good back, don't get me wrong but no where near the elite caliber of AP and it's not even close.
  3. 2019 Free Agency Thread

    Rich, I agree with most of what you say but in this instance I disagree. So let me ask you this question. Where do you rank James Connor amongst todays backs? Also do you remember in 2015 when Bell was injured and a washed up Deangelo Williams stepped into his starting slot and posted a 4.5 YPC average and 11 Td's after Bell went down in week 6. One year later Williams was out of football. If you were the GM f the Raiders (dumpster fire), who are years away from sniffing the playoffs and you looked at the facts I just posted, would you still sign Bell to a lofty contract? I would most certainly steer clear as a 15 million dollar diva RB which is the last thing this team needs. Once we are out of contention by week 2 lol a player like Bell will mail it in not wanting to get injured. To compare AP to Bell is also so far off base it's not funny. They are not even in the same universe. I really hope Bell takes the money this offseason and signs with the Bills or Jets and we can see how good he actually is.
  4. 2019 NFL Draft Thread

    If he does that he better hope that he can get multiple firsts for Carr and the Qb he takes is the next coming of Brady. If he does this and the QB is a bust he will need to be fired. That would be an unacceptable mistake.
  5. 2019 NFL Draft Thread

    As it sits now we draft number 1. I hope Herbert declares as that will give us a ton of options. Ideally the Giants get worried we'll trade back from 1 so we move to 2 and acquire more picks and still land Bosa.
  6. 2019 NFL Draft Thread

    Miles Garrett is a flat out beast and so is Bosa. Splitting hairs on who's better as they are both one of the top 3 young DE's in the game.
  7. GDT: Chargers @ Raiders

    For once Beast I agree with you. Bills and Jets are pretty bad but our team currently has the worst roster in the NFL. I feel we have a QB in Carr to build around. He is only 27 and has shown that he can lead a team and they will follow. He is capable of an MVP type season, we just have to put the places in place for his skillset. Gruden has a plan, let's just hope it's a good one...
  8. GDT: Chargers @ Raiders

    I'm not completely sticking a fork in Gruden but so far your assessment is spot on.
  9. GDT: Chargers @ Raiders

    Go deep, with what time and throw to who exactly? Do you watch raider games or just read about them on the internet? What you're saying makes zero sense if you watch the Raiders play
  10. GDT: Chargers @ Raiders

    You're delusional. 37 year old career backup/ castoff who has a ton of weapons and you're thinking he better than Carr. You need to go back to football 101 and not just rely on stats. Can you imagine Fitztrash behind out Oline, playing from behind and having no weapons. Stop gap HAhahahahauau Look back at some of Fitztrash old tape where he didn't have Evans, OJ and Djax to throw to. Give the guy no time like Carr and you'll see the head scratching pics he throws. He is horrible and you guys think he's an upgrade over Carr LOL
  11. GDT: Chargers @ Raiders

    What, you dont trust the talking heads on TV? Nick Montana, Joe's long lost son? LOL He is a pro clipboard holder and you're right he carved up our high school D last week and everyone now thinks he's the second coming of Joe. Hahah
  12. GDT: Chargers @ Raiders

    I hope you're kidding. Is that some kind of sick joke?
  13. GDT: Chargers @ Raiders

    The worst thing abut this Sunday is that both the Bears and Cowgirls won their games
  14. Rumor: Raider Player to Retire (Jordy Nelson?)

    He will be smart and continue to do what he has been doing. No point in holding onto the ball too long and getting annihilated, he'll just check down. As much as uneducated fans want to rip him "go deep" or can't understand why his yards per attempt are so low, just watch one quarter of Oakland Raider football and you'll understand.
  15. GDT: Chargers @ Raiders

    A win today would be devastating!