I'm care about telling on the curing and cure and show.
And today I'm gonna be talking about blood to pre.
Um, he is ed rusher for the Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker, in case you know, and he is his contractors up his he play.
He was a first round draft pick in 2014 and the Steelers picked up his fifth year option.
And in the 1st 4 seasons that he played, he had 20 combined sacks and 132 tackles, and in this past year he had 68 tackles and 11 and 1/2 sacks.
So the question becomes now, do the Steelers give him a deal? Now, first of all, the deals have extremely little cap space, and they only have $1 million left, and you and a franchise tag him.
What does take would only cost still leave them $14 million over the cap, and they have been expected, and it has been reported by multiple sources that they are expected to franchise tag him.
But again, they would still be way over the cap.
They'll have to be pretty creative in finding ways toe clear ball of space.
But I think that the Steelers, he's kind of It's a big risk if they wantto get him more than here.
If they wanted to sign him to a long term deal, which is why I think this is a good idea right now.
A lot of the reason why they have so little cap space is because they gave Ben Roethlisberger huge contract and he's making 34 year and he played two games last year, so that was a lot of dead money.
But his contract will be up in a year, too, and then they'll have much more space now.
Obviously, if they don't give him a long term deal, all that's I'm out the window.
But I think that it was a good move to France has attacked him because even though they're after clear up some cap space, we don't know if he really is a star, because I mean, it's not every day that you find someone who has double digit sacks and but the problem is you only have.
That's the first double to do Zach of tax season of his entire career, so it could very possibly have been a fluke which so you don't want to be paying him for too long.
But the franchise tag, it's a good move because it gives him one more season to prove himself.
Prove that he can be consistent over the course of multiple years and make the Steelers ignore his 1st 4 underwhelming years.
They did have faith in him or else they wouldn't have picked up his option.
But that decision may pay off.
I just don't know.
And if this doesn't work out, then the Steelers, at least they won't have the problem of paying some guy a ton of money when he's not really doing that good.
So the franchise tag was the safest option here because they're not meant because if he is truly a great player, then they then they'll have him.
And if he's not, then they can just get rid of him after this year.
So overall, I like the decision and I hope that um, what we've seen this past year is what the rest of his career is gonna look like.
I doubt that, though, because he was a dog the 1st 4 years and that's an incredible do of ed rushers. him and T.
But I just think that until after this year, we won't know, um, who he really is and what what quality of an NFL player he is.
So I like the decision by the Steelers.