Is it me or are rookies signing for next to nothing

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  1. thaexistence

    thaexistence Walk On

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    Seems like all rookies this year are really cheap.
     
  2. thafuture3886

    thafuture3886 Power Rankings Analyst

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    stop complaining and be happy :thumbsup:
     
  3. Casino

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    I noticed the same thing. If this is how it will be then maybe we can do the FA period before the draft next season.
     
  4. pittrocks43

    pittrocks43 TMFL Steelers

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    Well according to Doug, the Tackle I selected with the 15th pick signed for 42M. That's a lot of cash for the 15th overall pick
     
  5. PepperNY

    PepperNY Fear the Spear

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    my 10th overall selection sure wasnt cheap, he wouldnt accept the default deal, I had to go over like 12M to get his ass to sign
     
  6. thafuture3886

    thafuture3886 Power Rankings Analyst

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    I read it on a website before that it depends on the player. Certain players are projected as top picks, 1st rd picks whatever..For example, QB Jamarcus Austin is projected as a top 10 pick which would explain his high price tag..but with the offline players being different unsure if it even factors into the situation
     
  7. Casino

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    I think that has something to do with it. It's not like we're signing the players we drafted!
     
  8. CHUNKNESS

    CHUNKNESS Commissioner Quality Simulation Football

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    There are several factors that apply, some of which we are unable to control. The player's position and the point at which they were selected in the draft are factors as is the player's projected value in the draft. We can control the first two factors and could implement some kind of blanket contract range for the players that follow in the latter rounds to cover for projected value, but that would be something Eddie and I would need to implement in future seasons and I'm not entirely certain that is the route to go as it could become complicated and convoluted. For right now I think signing unproven talent for the lower contracts is OK. When it comes time to resign them or to sign them from free agency, their demands increase. As for the rookies signing for "peanuts" this year, John, it was the same way last year and you must have overlooked that. ;)
     
  9. BigSmooth33

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    HA!
     
  10. thaexistence

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    Well, all some of us have are "Peanuts"... Uconn guys in general.

    I do remember, I think, some guys signing in the first round for 75 Mill last year. Eddies guy signing for 45MILL compared to the 12 mill for the 10th pick, to me, is a huge disparity. Good job EA. Not that I'm jealous much.
     
  11. CHUNKNESS

    CHUNKNESS Commissioner Quality Simulation Football

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    Yes, EA sucks hind tit when it comes to this and many other franchise related details. What I would give to be a consultant for them to implement the appropriate franchise features.
     
  12. Hulk_hagen_55

    Hulk_hagen_55 Hulkamaniac

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    if they do anything other than franchise work for madden 12 (both online and offline), i will say it was a waste of their time. hell, we all saw thier new playmaker audible system that was meant for new players... only to be patched because only the people who have bought madden since forever are buying it. in my honest opinion as to why the show, nhl, and even some of the basketball titles are havin increased success is their dedication to DEPTH, not simplicity. deeper play feel will suck even the casual players into the game. deeper = better. simpler = less game for your dollar
     

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