Notes around the NFC East: The Eagles make a trade, Victor Cruz’s negotiations, runaway golf carts, and the Skins’ CBs

Giants

Paul Schwartz of the NY Post posted numbers of what the Giants are believed to be offering Victor Cruz:

There is a standing offer from the Giants averaging slightly more than $7 million per year, believed to be a four- or five-year deal worth between $29 and $36 million, with $12 million to $15 million in guaranteed money.

Schwartz noted a few receivers who recently received bigger paydays:

Cruz the past two seasons has caught more passes for more yards and more touchdowns than Vincent Jackson, Dwayne Bowe and DeSean Jackson, plus Cruz gets bonus points for doing it for a championship team. All three signed deals for more than $10 million a year, but the Giants aren’t going there.

Here are the numbers those three receivers got, in comparison to Cruz’s offer (we’ll use the 5 year version):

Cruz contract

While Schwartz notes that over the last two seasons, Cruz had better numbers than Jackson, Jackson, and Bowe, it’s also fair to note that Cruz’s receiving yards dropped from 1,536 in 2011 to 1,092 in 2012. The Giants are absolutely playing this correctly. There’s zero reason to pay him what he might command on the open market a year before you have to. That’s the tradeoff. Want to guarantee you’re wealthy for life, whether or not you get injured? You can do a deal now, but you won’t max out. There’s no need to for the Giants to bid against themselves, like another team in the division.

Redskins

Rich Tandler of CSN Washington doesn’t think the Redskins will be pursuing any other veteran CBs, now that Antoine Winfield is likely off the market. I agree. The strength of this draft is at CB, S, and TE, which are all thought to be among the deepest and most talented positions this year.  That lines up perfectly for the Skins’ needs. As Rich notes, if you don’t address the CB position with a player you project to plug in immediately, there will always be veterans that can shake free as you get closer to the season.

Cowboys

Danny Amendola’s dad is suing Cowboys Stadium for getting hit by a runaway golf cart. I had seen this clip before, but had no idea it was Amendola’s dad. Here it is in case you’ve never seen it. I love how the announcer laughs at the 0:29 mark, without knowing yet if anyone was seriously hurt (which they weren’t):

And the Remix:

Eagles

The Eagles traded Dion Lewis to the Browns for ILB Emmanuel Acho. Per Dave Spadaro of the Eagles Mothership:

It certainly wasn’t surprising that Lewis was dealt; reports circulated when the offseason conditioning program opened that Lewis wasn’t taking part at the NovaCare Complex and that the Eagles were shopping the former sixth-round draft pick.

I’m not sure if that means the Eagles asked him to stay away, or if Dion just chose not to participate. Whatever the case, he’s gone, so it doesn’t really matter. I liked Lewis more than most, but if the Eagles take a RB late in this draft, there’s a good chance they’ll get a nice player, because this crop of RBs is very deep and talented. I’ll have more on that a little later at The Morning Call.

As for Acho, I’d be a liar if I said I knew anything about him that hasn’t already been said. To rehash the basics, he was a 6th round pick out of Texas where he started 26 games, he’ll likely play ILB in Philly, and he missed his entire rookie season last year with a meniscus tear. Tommy has some more on Acho here. I’ll add that I’m already struggling with the spelling of his first name. I’m confusing his spelling with the “Emmanuelle” movie series that used to air at like 3am on Prism waaaaay back in the day. (If anyone knows “Prism,” I’ll be very impressed).

Prism

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  26. Average Joseph says:

    Prism was when you paid for cable service that had NO commercials. That’s why we PAID for service to have no commercials.

    Just An Average Joseph

  27. Joe D says:

    I love how the one guy could easily move over and stop the thing but he decides to roll off. That’s the best part

  28. mattman says:

    All I remember about Prism is that we couldn’t get it in our area, which meant I couldn’t watch Phillies home games on tv in the late 80’s. I had no idea Prism also had BOOBS. Wasted youth.

  29. Yeah, Prism had all the local teams (except Eagles) plus some boxing too.

    Prism is an easy one. If anyone remembers WHT that would be impressive.

    1. I have some cousins in the Bronx that had WHT. It was Pay TV without cable for areas that weren’t wired yet, you had to have a set top box that unscrambled the signal.

  30. rage114 says:

    I remember prism. I also remember thinking Prism was just as good, if not better, than HBO or Cinemax.

    Mind you I had no reason to think that but I did anyway.

  31. Mark Sitko says:

    I don’t know Prism, never lived in the philly area, but I do have fond memories of the soft core smut that was Emmanuelle…

    1. I still see it is on every once in a while on one of the HBOs.

  32. Mark Sitko says:

    Wait – no one was “seriously hurt” by the run away cart? Then why is Dannys’ Dad suing for 1 Million dollars?

    1. Jimmy Kempski says:

      Embarrassment.

      1. TJ says:

        Amendola’s dad puts the ass in embarrassment.

  33. Dan M says:

    Went to Nick’s Roast Beef in South Philly to see PRISM when it was the only place you could catch the Flyers outside of the Spectrum back in the day. And I remember both the channel and the movie.

    1. Jimmy Kempski says:

      Nick’s Roast Beef is phenomenal.

  34. ct17 says:

    Vincent Jackson’s contract is a bad comp. the original deal had zero signing bonus, two years guaranteed, which means he could have been cut in 2014 with no dead money. That is a dangerous situation to be in.

  35. Will says:

    They used to show WWE matches from the Spectrum. Good times.

    1. …except then it was WWF.

  36. A Fine Messi says:

    Emmanuelle in Venice, Emmanuelle in Spain and now Emmanuelle in Philly.

    1. Tracer Bullet says:

      I was always partial to Emmanuel in Bangkok for what I think are obvious reasons.

      1. Tracer Bullet says:

        Or even Emmanuelle. Though I have to think there was a gay version of it with a character called Emmanuel. And if there’s not, I’m currently seeking investors. We’re gonna be rich!

  37. George says:

    Was that George Takei saying “Oh My” when the cart hit everyone?

    1. Ha, it does kind of sound like a Southern version of him.

  38. Joe D says:

    Wow I remember Prism!!!!!!!!!!

  39. Warren says:

    Ha, I remember when Phillies games used to broadcast on Prism.

    1. Sixers too. And maybe even the Flyers. If you didn’t have Prism, you were screwed.

      1. Warren says:

        I’m really glad that the practice of broadcasting local sports teams on premium channels didn’t gain momentum.

      2. Yep… I watched a lot of Flyers games on Prism.

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