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Thielen was a restricted free agent Madden Coins
05-06-2017, 04:32 AM
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Thielen was a restricted free agent Madden Coins
Thielen was a restricted free agent tendered at the second-round level for what would be his Mut 17 Coins final year under team control, but the Vikings decided to keep the local product around with a three-year, $17 million deal, guaranteeing Thielen $11 million in the process. It's a little bit of a surprise, given that Stefon Diggs is unquestionably the team's No. 1 wideout when healthy, and the Vikings are presumably going to want a longer look at Laquon Treadwell, whom they took in the first round of the 2016 draft and threw three passes to as a rookie. General manager Rick Spielman might have considered waiting to see if Thielen held on to his sudden improvements in 2017 before signing the wideout to an extension, but he got enough of a discount here to make it worth Minnesota's while.Top seller for Mut Coins, Deliver in 5 minutes on cheap and safe Mut 18 Coins online store!

The league seemed suspicious Hightower had any intentions of leaving the Patriots, and indeed, Hightower visited the Jets, Titans, and Steelers before making his way back to New England. The two-time Super Bowl winner will stick around for four years at the cool cost of $43.5 million, $19 million of which is guaranteed.

The obvious comparison for this deal is to the one Jamie Collins signed with the Browns after the Patriots dealt Hightower's former teammate to Cleveland. Collins' deal is unquestionably larger: Mut 17 Coins He took four years and $50 million to stay in Ohio, with $26.4 million in guarantees. His contract makes Hightower's look like a bargain, but it's also fair to keep in mind that no two contracts are identical. Players often take less to come play for the Patriots, and a team like the Browns is always going to overpay to acquire talent given how bad they are at the moment.

The Collins deal looks a little worse than it previously did by comparison, but the Patriots aren't getting an enormous discount. Hightower's getting top-level inside linebacker money, as the only inside 'backers in the league with a higher annual salary are Collins and Luke Kuechly. It's deserved, given how impactful Hightower has been (particularly with huge plays in each of New England's Super Bowl victories), but there's nothing extraordinary about a very good player getting paid like he's very good.

The Raiders have been surprisingly quiet in free agency this offseason, but they dipped their toes in the water to bring speed to town. Patterson has been a lightning return man and an on-again, off-again part of the Minnesota offense. The Raiders will find him a role after giving the former first-round pick a two-year, $8 million deal with $5 million guaranteed. The 2018 season in Patterson's deal voids if he catches 65 passes or takes 65 percent of the offensive snaps, neither of which is likely to happen.

Patterson's first job is as a world-class kick returner, and there's a strong case suggesting he's the best returner in football. Patterson's been the primary kick returner on a unit which has generated 53.6 points of field position over the last four years, the best figure in the league by a significant margin, as Kansas City's second-best at 37.4 points of field position. Patterson himself has averaged 30.4 yards per return while scoring five touchdowns. Nobody else has returned more than two kicks Mut 17 Coins for scores over the last four years.Best Madden Mobile Coins Store. Buy Cheap Madden Mobile Coins (IOS/Android) For Sale at Maddenah.

Most returners seem to have their success with one team, but guys like Leon Washington and Justin Miller have been threats to take kickoffs to the house in multiple places. As teams likely try to place their kickoffs at or near the goal line now that the touchback line is the 25, kick returners are more valuable than they seemed two years ago. Patterson probably won't be much more than a fourth option and deep threat as a wideout, but as a replacement for Andre Holmes, the Tennessee product seems like a logical short-term investment for the Raiders.
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