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by riverumbbq
22 Jan 2017, 21:33
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's McVay/Phillips mock 2.0 ... with trade
Replies: 4
Views: 384

Re: River's McVay/Phillips mock 2.0 ... with trade

Both Joe Thomas and Hayes are still playing at a high level, and 32 isn't over the hill for a lot of offensive linemen. I'd much prefer acquiring him through a trade than trying to sign him as a free agent, and he still has two years remaining on his contract. Thomas doesn't have the injury history ...
by riverumbbq
20 Jan 2017, 18:41
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Rams have virtually no unused cap dollars for flexibility
Replies: 18
Views: 1048

Re: Rams have virtually no unused cap dollars for flexibility

River.. I really like your last cuts, btw. Hayes can work in the 3-4, I think.. I think Westbrooks may be able to as well. Center needs an upgrade.. so.... draft one? And look for a scrap heap guy to back up, just in case? My last mock has us going after Free Agent JC Tretter at Center, and my 'scr...
by riverumbbq
20 Jan 2017, 00:43
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Rams have virtually no unused cap dollars for flexibility
Replies: 18
Views: 1048

Re: Rams have virtually no unused cap dollars for flexibility

River.. I really like your last cuts, btw. Hayes can work in the 3-4, I think.. I think Westbrooks may be able to as well. Center needs an upgrade.. so.... draft one? And look for a scrap heap guy to back up, just in case? My last mock has us going after Free Agent JC Tretter at Center, and my 'scr...
by riverumbbq
20 Jan 2017, 00:21
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Question regarding cap and FA WRs
Replies: 31
Views: 892

Re: Question regarding cap and FA WRs

He hasn't said he's not changing. He's said the change isn't as big of a deal as some would make it. Well, will just have to wait and see what he brings out on game day. Even the Denver team he took over moved to a 3/4, that's just what he does. It's nothing to get excited about, it won't be a pure...
by riverumbbq
19 Jan 2017, 18:14
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Rams have virtually no unused cap dollars for flexibility
Replies: 18
Views: 1048

Re: Rams have virtually no unused cap dollars for flexibility

Do we have any players who are candidates for cuts like Long/JL/Cook were last year? Saved us 25 million last time around. Once Sims, Barnes, Rhaney & Mason are off the books, the Rams will have closer to $50.mil in available CAP. Near 1/4 of that will go to Tru Johnson if we re-sign him, so I ...
by riverumbbq
19 Jan 2017, 17:54
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's McVay/Phillips mock 2.0 ... with trade
Replies: 4
Views: 384

Re: River's McVay/Phillips mock 2.0 ... with trade

Wanted to avoid it becoming 'too much' with the OP, but the Cleveland trade could easily be enhanced with their desire to transition from a 3/4 base D to a 4/3 base now that Greg Williams has taken over as DC. Consider the Rams have multiple defensive players that are unlikely to fit with the new Ph...
by riverumbbq
19 Jan 2017, 17:48
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Question regarding cap and FA WRs
Replies: 31
Views: 892

Re: Question regarding cap and FA WRs

The only Rams free agents I care about re-signing are Easley, Zuerlein & Benny Cunningham, the rest can be replaced at less cost. Easley may just become the Rams starting LDE under Phillips' new 3/4 base D. Want to see how it's done, go to the Draft Forum. jmo. Pretty extensive stuff you've put...
by riverumbbq
19 Jan 2017, 16:42
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Question regarding cap and FA WRs
Replies: 31
Views: 892

Re: Question regarding cap and FA WRs

Also, the Rams have a few players that they might want to resign. Here's a list and what their current APY is: Trumaine Johnson $13,952,000 (hard to replace) Kenny Britt $4,575,000 (hard to replace) TJ McDonald $731,570 (Productive player) Dominique Easley $600,000 (Good, young player) Assuming tha...
by riverumbbq
19 Jan 2017, 12:29
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's McVay/Phillips mock 2.0 ... with trade
Replies: 4
Views: 384

River's McVay/Phillips mock 2.0 ... with trade

2.0 marks my first trade in a mock this off-season. While I generally believe adding trades to mocks makes what is already a low percentage crap-shoot tougher to take in, and this may be no exception, I add this as other posters have been including trades. As mentioned in a previous post, our possib...
by riverumbbq
15 Jan 2017, 07:44
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Report: Rams to let "Fisher guys" Tru Johnson and Britt walk
Replies: 45
Views: 1971

Re: Report: Rams to let "Fisher guys" Tru Johnson and Britt walk

Who is Charles Robinson and why should I believe him? Also, why would Trumaine Johnson be considered a Jeff Fisher guy? Hayes, Britt - yes, but if Tru is a Fisher guy wouldn't AD, Gurley, Goff and any other player drafted since 2012 also be included. Remember Les Snead is still the GM. How about be...
by riverumbbq
14 Jan 2017, 08:27
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Rams need to sign veteran runningback
Replies: 20
Views: 620

Re: Rams need to sign veteran runningback

How about re-signing Bennie Cunningham ?
by riverumbbq
11 Jan 2017, 18:17
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's McVay/Wade Mock ... 3/4 D
Replies: 0
Views: 206

River's McVay/Wade Mock ... 3/4 D

No Trades. Just trying to examine what a DC Wade 3/4 Base might look like with some of our current players, the draft, and a few free agents added. Re-sign : Tru Johnson Easley Zuerlein CAP cuts : Kendricks Sims Barnes Rhaney Not to be resigned Free Agents : Britt Keenum Quick Cunningham Reynolds Ca...
by riverumbbq
03 Jan 2017, 21:25
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's very early 2017 mock ...
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: River's very early 2017 mock ...

River's Jan. 3, 2017 Mock adjustment : Cut Saffold - Sign LG Ron Leary Cut Kendricks - sign Jack Doyle Cut Sims - sign Dion Jordan Cut Tim Barnes & let Demetrious Rhaney walk Let Britt & Quick walk - sign Alshon Jeffery Let Cam Thomas walk - sign Abry Jones Move Greg Robinson from LT to RG -...
by riverumbbq
16 Dec 2016, 13:17
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's very early 2017 mock ...
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: River's very early 2017 mock ...

My 3'rd round draft choice is based on a compensatory pick, as our normal 3'rd rd. pick was bundled as part of the trade to Tennessee for Goff. Should we get a 3'rd rd. compensatory pick, the Titans would get the compensation pick and we'd keep our regular 3'rd, if we don't get the comp pick, then t...
by riverumbbq
13 Dec 2016, 16:14
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's very early 2017 mock ...
Replies: 4
Views: 458

River's very early 2017 mock ...

Big changes coming for our rudderless Rams, so the new HC is likely to design our forward direction with his own philosophy affecting the team from top to bottom. School is out on whether more front office organizational moves are made during this shake-up. Either way we can expect some player turno...
by riverumbbq
17 Mar 2016, 23:31
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's Day 7 of Free Agency Mock ...
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: River's Day 7 of Free Agency Mock ...

Jalen Mills would be our FS, Craven is my hybrid OLB/SS Barron clone. Probably too high in the draft for a back-up or rotational player, but he's from USC, and Fisher likes those guys. He would give us solid depth behind Barron, maybe even Ayers in some sub packages. You maybe right about getting th...
by riverumbbq
17 Mar 2016, 10:49
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's Day 7 of Free Agency Mock ...
Replies: 2
Views: 212

River's Day 7 of Free Agency Mock ...

We may have now reached a point where drafting a QB looks less likely, trading up would be too costly, none of them would start until the end of the season at best, … and then there is that whole salary raise to Foles that may require some justification. Our team has far too many gaps in depth to go...
by riverumbbq
13 Mar 2016, 12:24
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's Day 4 of Free Agency Mock ...
Replies: 2
Views: 245

River's Day 4 of Free Agency Mock ...

Free Agency :

Center - Manuel Ramirez
CB - Casey Hayward
TE - Zach Miller

Draft :

1) DE - Emmanuel Ogbah
2a) WR - Josh Doctson
2b) TE - Hunter Henry
3) FS - Jalen Mills
4) ILB - Scooby Wright
6) FB - Glenn Gronkowski or K - Ka'imi Fairbairn
by riverumbbq
19 Feb 2016, 18:58
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's post SuperBowl mock ...
Replies: 4
Views: 436

Re: River's post SuperBowl mock ...

Well, … we're off to a good start, 3 of 4 have now been cut and there has been some trade speculation about the 4'th. It's still early and i'm hoping much of the rest might fall into place as the off-season plays out. The Combine is coming soon and several players are likely to move up and down the ...
by riverumbbq
10 Feb 2016, 18:06
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: If Paxton Lynch is available do you take him?
Replies: 11
Views: 474

Re: If Paxton Lynch is available do you take him?

If Lynch is all that's available of the top 3 QB's at 15, i'd probably look to trade back a few picks and then go after him. Just stay ahead of Houston's pick. jmo.
by riverumbbq
09 Feb 2016, 12:07
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's post SuperBowl mock ...
Replies: 4
Views: 436

Re: River's post SuperBowl mock ...

I appreciate the reply lg, thanks. I'll answer your 4 problem areas as best I can here : a) True enough that Wentz or any of the top 3 QB's this season may not last until pick 15, although there are pundits like Rob Rang and others predicting that at least one will drop to the Rams. I believe Rang h...
by riverumbbq
08 Feb 2016, 17:32
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: River's post SuperBowl mock ...
Replies: 4
Views: 436

River's post SuperBowl mock ...

CAP Casualty cuts : Chris Long James Laurinaitis Jared Cook Nick Foles Restructure : Rodger Saffold Trade : Franchise, sign long term & trade Janoris Jenkins to Pittsburgh for their late 1'st rounder. Re-sign : William Hayes Mark Barron Rodney McLeod Trumaine Johnson Cory Harkey Greg Zuerlein Be...
by riverumbbq
03 Feb 2016, 18:08
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Poll: Is there a 1st round pick worthy QB in this draft?
Replies: 21
Views: 510

Re: Poll: Is there a 1st round pick worthy QB in this draft?

I picked 'other' because while I believe it would be great to find our next 'franchise' type QB, I don't want to spend our future trading up for what I see as several developmental types that probably don't help the team win right away. If any of the top 3 (Goff, Wentz or Lynch) fall to our # 15 pic...
by riverumbbq
23 Jan 2016, 14:19
Forum: Draft Talk
Topic: Bucky Brooks mock ...
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: Bucky Brooks mock ...

BobbyDigital wrote:I'd love this!


I won't be holding my breath, but this would be ideal if he should fall to us.
by riverumbbq
22 Jan 2016, 19:54
Forum: Rams Talk - Open Discussion
Topic: Ingelwood and LA Colesium
Replies: 17
Views: 457

Re: Ingelwood and LA Colesium

No offense, but if you're built like a twig, then take a taxi door to door, but if you're built like Greg Robinson, then I wouldn't worry about anything, LoL I don't think size makes much of a difference against a gun. If Greg Robinson was in Stedman Bailey's car, do you believe it would have made ...

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