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@ryanmassey @michaelFhurley I just want to get you to react, baby boy. And presto....you did. Have a great weekend https://t.co/F53czymEq2

The #Vikings announced that interim OC Pat Shurmur is their full-time coordinator, a job he’s been doing for 2 weeks.

A picture only you, Andy -- not even my mother -- would describe as "cute!" https://t.co/mIklAEbjRq

@bruceallen Get some chicken soup to Green Bay, stat.

Let's make America "all positive" again! https://t.co/WR8bzkqlJh

RT @Jim_Hickey: @Gary_Tanguay The Island of Misfit Toys is a more likely landing spot.

@MikeGiardi contact was fine. You can't drive QB for four yards and drag him down long after the ball is gone. Don't need more Carr injuries

Clowney catching a fine for that play is crap. Good luck hitting anybody on defense https://t.co/Jf0LdkiRqG

@patscap Yes, it is no coincidence that Kuechly's uniform number is repeated in the APY.

2015 League Cap =$143.28M. Kuechly signed his $12,359,059 APY deal. 2017 cap projects to be 17% higher. Equivalent deal has $14,491,359 APY

Insane that Pete Morelli didn't notice Clowney dragging Brady down 5 yards after initial contact, long after pass w… https://t.co/9dhuR9L2c7

Fines from last weekend: #Steelers DB Sean Smith fined $24,309 for a nasty hit. #Steelers DE Jadeveon Clowney hit with $18,231 for Brady hit

i have 22,335 friends, nerd. how many do you have, nerd https://t.co/6eyySdXE76

#Patriots list 7 "questionable" for Sunday - #Patriots list 3 "questionable" in final injury report - #Patriots https://t.co/9Qvty5lHbT

RT @RyanHannable: Patriots list 7 players as questionable for AFC championship https://t.co/Nq39A96zKi via @WEEI

you make a really good point. brown IS better than offensive linemen at playing wide receiver. https://t.co/OFBfxdDHY8

RT @KingMonkeyNews: @Gary_Tanguay @CSNNE as the joke goes. Who Is that with Gary the velfie King.


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  1. Armchair Quarterback

    Armchair Quarterback In the Starting Line-Up

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    With the lockout lifted, I haven't heard anything regarding teams being able to sign UDFA'S. If no new rulings are handed down, I assume they will be in play. Yes or no?
     
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    Depends on the appeals process. My guess is things will not be worked out before Saturday, and hence, no UDFAs.
     
  3. SeanBruschi54

    SeanBruschi54 In the Starting Line-Up

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    Teams cannot sign players right now so it looks like if your not drafted then your stuck in limbo for the time being. And I would hate not to be drafted at this time because of how many veteran FA will become available at the same time.
     
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    Once again the guys at the fringes get screwed. I'd advise taking those landscaping jobs now until the situation is resolved.
     
  5. Wolfpack

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    Depends on if Judge Nelson issues the stay or not. If she does not stay her own ruling, then the league will have to decide what rules they want to implement regarding UDFA's. But if the league declares teams may not talk with any UDFA's (or the draftees themselves or the current players for that matter), then the league has just opened themselves up to a HUGE antitrust/collusion lawsuit.
     
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    The appeals certainly won't go through for a few months, but I think we'll have a decision by Friday whether or not Judge Nelson is going to stay her ruling. My money says she is not going to stay her own judgment.
     
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    If I had to guess, I wouldn't be surprised if she gave the NFL some time to minimize the chaos, even if she doesn't stay her own judgment.
     
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    I never thought about the UDFAs! I wouldn't be surprised to see more 7th round picks be traded, so teams can get the extra players they would in FA!
     
  9. Armchair Quarterback

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    Stay denied, draft starts tomorrow. Again I'm assuming they're in play on Saturday evening or as you say, huge collusion lawsuit. We'll find out soon.
     
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    The NFL stated that it will issue "guidance" today, my bet is that they start free agency at the conclusion of the draft, which would put the UDFA back in play.
     
  11. Wolfpack

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    That's what I'm expecting too. They are skating on thin ice by not following judicial orders, but I think they'll get a day or two of leeway, especially since the rulings were timed so close to the draft.

    Assuming their emergency appeal to the district court for a stay is denied, I think they risk a huge crapstorm if they aren't back to business by Monday.
     
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    Agreed, I think that they better come out with some sort of plan to start the "League Year" today, or they risk looking like they are ignoring the court ruling.
     
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