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Overtures, Schmovertures, Why Are We Still Talking About Kris Bryant Extension That Never Was?

To briefly answer the titular question above, it’s because we’ve little else to do but speculate on just how the offseason will unfold in light of MLB’s uncertain financial picture. And though it’s a different sport, Dak Prescott’s gruesome ankle injury, suffered while he played under the one-year franchise tag rather than a much bigger long-term deal, put players’ pursuit of the most money possible in bold print.

So it’s only natural that we should at least acknowledge the blurb in Buster Olney’s recent ESPN column about the Kris Bryant extension that never was.