In the Starting Line-Up
Where will Philadelphia’s tight end land?
what do we think of that option? 3rd or 4th sounds a little high considering his injury history......
Lots of Steeler faithful have turned on Ben and wanted him gone before the meltdown. Totally different vibe than Brady departing and Peyton Manning leaving Indy. Both places did not want them to leave.Big Ben is gonna get cut too. No, we don't want him
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger‘s return to the Steelers wasn’t a sure thing when the team’s season came to an end against the Browns in the Wild Card round and team president Art Rooney II said on Thursday that it remains an open question. Rooney told reporters that Roethlisberger has expressed...profootballtalk.nbcsports.com
It's for insightful info like this that a research slacker like me just reads PatsfansZach Ertz stating that he refuses to play for the Eagles is a PR move by he and his agent.
The Eagles are more than $53 million over the cap. He was going to be cut by Philly regardless, saving them more than $8.2 million in cap space. This statement is all about saving himself that embarrassment in a "you can't fire me, I quit" self brand promoting manner.
Philly could trade Ertz, but then their cap savings drop to $4.7 million. Any team trading for him picks up his contract ($12.5 million), and runs the risk of him being a one-year rental (he's a free agent in 2022).
All that diminishes his trade value immensely.