Re: Miami.........Good for Mallett outlook??
posted at 3/8/2013 1:14 PM EST
In response to rkarp's comment:
In response to PatsEng's comment:
In response to rkarp's comment:
I think Buffalo drafts a QB and cuts Fitz.
I dont think that Foles can run the type of offense Kelly is planning.
I can't see them cutting Fitz even if they draft another QB. They would only save $500k if they cut Fitz. I could see more of a let them battle it out and if the rook is ready he'll take over type of situation. But, if that's the case Fitz wouldn't be cut until late in camp which doesn't help teams before the draft looking for a QB or right after who missed out getting a QB. Even Buf wouldn't be crazy enough to cut their QB before even having a replacement hoping one is there at #8
With Kolb, Ari would have 6mil in dead money if they cut him. There is zero chance they would have that dead money even if they sign Cassel. They've already gone to Kolb asking for a restructure but why would he? Kolb isn't going anywhere unless he's traded but right now Mallett's value might be higher then Kolbs given the contract difference
Foles though I can see hitting the market but is he really worth more then Mallett? You'd have to sign him to a better deal then the $500k Mallett gets though you wouldn't have to give up the pick. Mallett also has higher potential but less experience. All in all it might be a wash
I think Fitz is done, new coach, new QB
I agree with Reiss. I dont see the market for Mallette with out a body of NFL work, other than a low round draft choice. If I am BB, I dont trade Mallette for a low rd draft choice...
Still wonder why BB didnt get Mallette more work during the season in some of those wins..
Fitz might be done but if they were to trade Mallett it would be either before or immediately after the draft so I just can't see them releasing Fitz before they know what they have, either drafting a QB early or even knowing what they have in a QB.
If it was a low round then I agree I'd keep Mallett around. No reason to give him up for anything less then a very early 3rd rounder (like top 10 in the 3rd) because they would have to spend at least as much to replace him. But, I don't agree with Reiss, I think he does have value even though he hasn't thrown in the league yet. I hate that logic because none of the QB's in the draft have either so why bother drafting them? Mallett had a 1st round grade and fell from off field concerns. That's a lot different then a QB drafted in the 3rd because of his talent level. That gives Mallett some value, the other thing that gives him value is his contract is next to nothing. It's less then a 2nd rounder even and certainly less then vets who have experience but are not good enough to win games (Moore). That value is massive because a team, like Jax for instance, could take a chance on him and if it doesn't work out they aren't stuck (like Ari with Kolb) or whoever drafts a QB in the 1st this year if they don't work out. If you actually look at the grades this year Mallett would be the #2 or #3 Qb in the draft. So a team in the early to mid 2nd who wants a QB could grab a QB who has been working with NFL playbooks and has a higher talent level then the other QBs on the board at a lower cost might be willing to take that chance. They are essentially take the same chance anyways with an untested QB out of college with a lower talent level and has never seen an NFL playbook before