Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 107,331, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    CRcyclone6's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    7,085
    Points
    107,331
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 649
    Given: 1,962

    Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    Are you a member?

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 906,307, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    60,615
    Points
    906,307
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,074
    Given: 4,136

    Re: Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    Me, too. That's stunning.


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 24,504, Level: 47
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 46
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    illinoiscyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,705
    Points
    24,504
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 2

    Re: Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    It was due for him. He is a stud.

    I dunno how they had a stable of him, LT, and Turner all at the same time. That is SickNasty.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 88,305, Level: 92
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 1,045
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hudson, Iowa
    Posts
    8,205
    Points
    88,305
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 73
    Given: 91

    Re: Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    He earned it... relatively speaking.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 58,707, Level: 75
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 1,343
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pulse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    5,138
    Points
    58,707
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 183
    Given: 120

    Re: Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    They have done a great job evaluating and drafting running backs. They had to do it. With LT's recent injuries and Sproles becoming an unrestricted free agent, it was a necessity that they keep him. The exact same thing happened with Michael Turner, he became a free agent and they couldn't keep the 3 of them.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 334,976, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cyhiphopp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    19,639
    Points
    334,976
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,175
    Given: 6,266

    Re: Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    He's got a lot of talent, but I don't know if he earned that big of a paycheck. He had a few big games, but he is not big enough to carry the full load. If he gets shut down on the outside, he can't pound it up the middle.


    2014-15 Cyclone Fanatic NBA Fantasy Basketball Champion!



  7. #7
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 624,374, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 90.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    24,401
    Points
    624,374
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,107
    Given: 276

    Re: Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    He earned it... relatively speaking.
    exactly. They franchised him. It's not like the Chargers had any choice as to what they paid him. Once the franchise tag was applied he knew what his pay would be. It's interesting to see which players get the franchise tag. As far as I can tell Sproles is the only non starter to get the tag this year, (Cassel had it but he was traded) Another franchise player, Leroy Hill, was just cut.

    It's interesting to see how this rule, which was originally implemented so teams could keep their star players, has been mutated into what it is today.


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 178,269, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    hurdleisu24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    16,141
    Points
    178,269
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 9

    Re: Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    He earned it but what about the college pitcher out in San Diego St. Stephen Stratsburgh (sp) he's going to be the number 1 pick in the baseball draft and is asking for 50 million in a deal and is going to get it.



  9. #9
    Starter Wingback's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    758
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Sproles to Make Big Bucks

    They're all paid way too much!



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM