The almighty Chickillo signs with the saints

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The almighty Chickillo signs with the saints

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Post by K_C_ » Thu May 21, 2020 10:07 pm

Did he sign to play football or as a janitor?

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Post by Scunge » Thu May 21, 2020 10:26 pm

I am glad he is off the market.

I have listened to shows with Dale Lolley and even Art Moats where they are hoping that Chickillo and Barron were still 'on the table', that they were still 'options to come back at a reduced rate'.

Sorry, I feel that if a team moves on from a player, it should mean just that, move on.

Just like with Eli Rogers, don't bring him back, move on to better prospects. Sometimes, most times that vet player who is not a starter, can be in the way of a young prospect developing.

If they bring back Barron at some vet minimum deal of say $1.5 million how will Uly Gilbert ever develop??

If Chick had resigned with us at some vet minimum deal, how would Highsmith, Adeniyi or Skipper have developed??

No risk no reward, you have to make a concerted effort to give your young players snaps, playing time, reps behind those starters and having a Barron or Chick is at odds with that player development.

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Post by Steelafan77 » Fri May 22, 2020 11:32 am

He had his 15 minutes in the burgh. I'm also glad he is off the market.

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Post by CORE-TEN » Fri May 22, 2020 4:52 pm

Why does it matter if he's off the market.

I don't think the steelers would take him back now anyway, even at a reduced rate. As scunge says, it would hamper the development of other players. Steelers are looking to the future. . .

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Post by bradshaw2ben » Fri May 22, 2020 7:21 pm

Scunge wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 10:26 pm
I am glad he is off the market.

I have listened to shows with Dale Lolley and even Art Moats where they are hoping that Chickillo and Barron were still 'on the table', that they were still 'options to come back at a reduced rate'.

Sorry, I feel that if a team moves on from a player, it should mean just that, move on.

Just like with Eli Rogers, don't bring him back, move on to better prospects. Sometimes, most times that vet player who is not a starter, can be in the way of a young prospect developing.

If they bring back Barron at some vet minimum deal of say $1.5 million how will Uly Gilbert ever develop??

If Chick had resigned with us at some vet minimum deal, how would Highsmith, Adeniyi or Skipper have developed??

No risk no reward, you have to make a concerted effort to give your young players snaps, playing time, reps behind those starters and having a Barron or Chick is at odds with that player development.
You’re elucidating my theory of veteran obstacles—not hideous but the cost is keeping someone else off the field with an upside/chance to get better.

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