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12-19-2011, 10:59 AM
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Originally Posted by The Don Draper View Post
Look, Burke's not an idiot.

He knows what kind of backlash there will be if he hands out a contract extension before the playoff picture is settled. Talks of there being "negotiations" is simply part of an ongoing process of discussion. There's a reason why it's negotiation, and not a deal.

And yes he does have autonomy, but he knows full well not to walk into a board room looking for that extension until playoffs are secure this year. He knows this. I know this. You know this. Why kid ourselves into thinking he's deliberately trying to screw this team?
Pretty much. People here like to invent issues so that they can cry about them and tell us how they would run the team.

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