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Is this another bad decision by Elway? Could have used the pick they made with Chubb on something else had they the ability to see into the future.
Tough to judge . . . I'm not sure if Tampa's schedule "toughness" was significantly different . . . or that opposing teams underestimated Barrett's talent. So his success elsewhere has far more factors than just "he's a great talent that wasn't used as much in Denver".

From a financial aspect, what would Denver have had to pay to "keep" Barrett vs. the cost of a rookie contract with Chubb? Seems to me, from *that* aspect, Denver got a good deal overall with an eye to take care of Von long term.

By-and-large, Von *is* the face of the Broncos. Even if Lock turns out to be a great talent and effective offensive leader, Von will still hold that position due to his popularity (especially among Bronco fans). So Elway should be doing things to take care of him for at least the next 3-4 years.
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Hey, there is some shitty football coming up this weekend!

It's XFL, now with more X!
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It's XFL, now with more X!
I don't always watch XFL, but when I do, I prefer XX
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https://fivethirtyeight.com/features...=taboola_rcc_r

I think I can get down to 30 minutes watching games delayed.
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I think I can get down to 30 minutes watching games delayed.
If there are 2 games on at the same time, my move is to watch both delayed, going back and forth. My family just has to deal with it.
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Taysom Hill has become a stellar special-teams player with plenty of promise at quarterback. Mike Westhoff, who served as special-teams coordinator with the Saints in 2017 and 2018, praised Hill’s skills in an early-January interview with Zach Gelb of CBS Sports Radio.

“Take a look at Baltimore,” Westhoff said when discussing Hill’s skill set. “It’s the same kind of guy. Taysom Hill does those same kind of things. I think he throws better.”

Let’s be clear on this. Westhoff, an NFL special-teams coach from 1986 through 2018, isn’t saying Lamar Jackson doesn’t throw well; Jackson was the unanimous MVP for a reason. Westhoff is simply saying that he personally believes Hill, whom Westhoff observed for two years in practice, throws better. Which is a very boldly statement but, given Westhoff’s time with the Saints, hardly uninformed, at least as it relates to Westhoff’s knowledge of Hill.

Westhoff also predicted that, in time, Hill will become the starter with the Saints.

“I think you’ll see an offense that’s similar to Baltimore, that can do a lot of different things,” Westhoff said of a potential Taysom Hill-based attack in New Orleans. “And Sean Payton is an extremely qualified coach, and he’s very, very creative.”

Indeed, it’s far more likely that Hill will become a star player if he sticks with Payton, a master at designing plays that create mismatches between his players and opposing defenses. Payton constantly looks for new ideas, and he knows how to filter the ones that will work with his personnel.

Put simply, Payton does things that his players do well, and Payton avoids things that his players don’t do well, while constantly exploiting the weaknesses in the defense his team is facing in any given week. That approach has helped make Drew Brees one of the best quarterbacks ever — and it could help make Hill one of the best quarterbacks currently in the league.
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Definitely bait

He's only got 13 career passes, someone is bound to bite.
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Definitely bait

He's only got 13 career passes, someone is bound to bite.
Like those with the right ID?
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