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‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast: Athletic’s Ted Nguyen on Giants paying Saquon Barkley

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Why is it so difficult for NFL teams to pay running backs like Saquon barkley of the New York Giants big-money second contracts? Ted Nguyen of The Athletics joins the ‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast to discuss that.

In this episode:

  • 1:30 — Can any back get a market re-setting deal?
  • 3:00 — Does it pay to give backs big second contracts?
  • 4:40 — What is Barkley at this point in his career?
  • 6:40 — Elite, but approaching the cliff?
  • 8:10 — “Human element” to negotiations.
  • 8:45 — Prioritizing Daniel Jones over Barkley.
  • 11:45 — Where is the sweet spot for a Giants-Barkley deal?
  • 17:30 — Worse without Barkley?
  • 20:00 — Does a deal get done?

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