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Lombardi on Alex Smith trade & Jason Taylor

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    Good point on Smith's contract:
    The National Football Post | Notes From Lombardi: Patriot Games

     
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    bagwell368 Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    Hunh? If BB gets Taylor and Peppers this off season he has figured out how to suspend the laws of physics and the salary cap.
     
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    In BB we trust. ;)
     
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    All this "we need an edge rusher talk." Didn't we sign Thomas for that reason?
     
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    WhiZa Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    He'll use some jedi mind tricks and convince him to play for the vet minimum.
     
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    We are getting Taylor I have a good feeling about it. At 34 taylor doesn't want to mess around he wants a ring.
     
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    Pass rusher could put us over the top, or be the downfall of a stacked team.
     
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    Another relevant point with this contract is that, as a traded player, there is zero cap charge to releasing the player during training camp. If he doesn't make the roster, no big deal, other than a lost future late pick.
     
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    We might not even have to surrender the pick in that case. I remember us trading a running back... I think it was one of the Cobb or Cobbs to Denvera couple of years back, but then they cut him and we didn't get the draft pick. I think thats what conditional pick means.... Is this a conditional pick? or just undisclosed?
     
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