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A day in court with the Joe Flacco rebuttals

In the latest BGN Radio podcast, Jimmy Kempski and I try ... and fail ... to make sense of the Philadelphia Eagles signing Joe Flacco for $3.5 million guaranteed. We pretend we’re in court and counter the following rebuttals in defense of the move:

  • But he’s going to be a mentor!
  • He only got 1.5 million last year because he was coming off herniated disk surgery. He’s more betterer now!
  • Who would you have signed instead?
  • They’re not going to draft a quarterback at 6th overall now (viewed as a positive for the “we don’t want a QB at 6th overall” crowd).