Randle El made a bit of a tough call Saturday, rejecting a six-year, $18 million (including $8 million to sign) to play for the Bears in his native Illinois.
Besides the bigger contract, what sold Randle El on the Redskins was the prospect of playing under a proven coordinator in Saunders, with a veteran quarterback in Mark Brunell, and the promise of a key role in Washington's retooled offense. Randle El, remember, played quarterback at Indiana, and he longs to handle the ball more than he did in Pittsburgh's run-oriented scheme.
#3 Posted on 12.3.06 2359.38 Reposted on: 13.3.13 0000.34
I suspect Ben "28-4" Roethlisberger (of the world champion Pittsburgh Steelers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) will be perfectly fine without the Steelers' #2.5 receiver.
I love El to death and I'm happy he hit the jackpot, but I don't understand Washington signing him to that contract when you've got Moss and just traded for Brandon Lloyd. Well, I know why Washington signed him to that contract, but you know, that's a lot to invest in a slot receiver/punt returner/gadget passer. Or maybe they signed him to be their QUARTERBACK haha seriously folks he threw a touchdown in the Super Bowl.
Nevertheless, I hope Antwaan catches 100 balls next year. May his passer rating forever be real high.
#7 Posted on 14.3.06 0728.19 Reposted on: 14.3.13 0728.37
Originally posted by JustinShapiroI love El to death and I'm happy he hit the jackpot, but I don't understand Washington signing him to that contract when you've got Moss and just traded for Brandon Lloyd.
It doesn't make a ton of sense and it gives the Redskins some of the smallest receivers in the game. Lloyd is the biggest at about 6 feet tall. Randel El, Moss and Patten are re-enacting the Smurfs!
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