Found March 27, 2013 on Football Nation:
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In this edition of “Football Nation Today,” Alex talks about the latest news around the NFL:1st Down: The Ravens, seemingly strapped for cash all offseason, purged and signed Elvis Dumervil to a $35 million contract with $12 million guaranteed late last week.  If the Ravens had the cap space to sign the best pass-rusher on the free agent market, why didn’t they resign more players from their Super Bowl roster? Alex says the salary cap didn’t force the Ravens to break up their roster.  They wanted to.*Former Raven Ed Reed signed with the Texans last week for only $5 million guaranteed.  Reed could provide the Texans defense with the leadership they lacked last season. *The Patriots had their way with the Texans last season, but unlike the Texans, they have not improved on paper this offseason.  While the Broncos and Texans have signed the players they’ve wanted to sign, the Patriots have signed the contracts they’ve wanted to sign.  Unfortunately, value doesn’t win the Super Bowl.  P...
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