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SPC Gear GK530 RGB Kailh Red [R]eview

SPC Gear GK530 RGB Kailh Red [R]eview
INTRODUCTION Among the many chats exchanged with Michal of SPC Gear, I requested to be able to try their keyboard and I was sent a sample of their GK530 Tournament Edition RGB with Kailh Red switches. Given the good quality of SPC GeaSilentiumPC products tried so far, my expectations were quite high, although it was clear the market positioning of this keyboard. Spoiler: the keyboard didn't disappoint and it was in line with my expectations, and of course I had to write a few words on it.
The GK530 Tournament Edition is available from this link (store linked to SPC GeaSilentiumPC). Instead, find the official product page at this link: GK530 Tournament Edition Kailh Red RGB
NOTES: I remind everyone that I've already reviewed SPC Gear's LIX+ in the past, which can be a great choice if you're looking for a mouse to match this keyboard and if you have a hand that fits the size and type of grip the mouse was designed for. The link to the mouse review is as follows: SPC Gear LIX - Review
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SPECS: • Keys: 87 • Switch: Kailh Red, 50cN • RGB lighting with 10 pre-set customizations • Keycaps: ABS (don't feel like they're double-shot tho) • Layout ANSI (US) • N-KEY Rollover • Programmable macros I wanna clarify that I only used for a few days the ABS keycaps and then moved on to the PBT keycaps combined with the o-rings included with them, mainly to reduce, if slightly, the noise produced by the clicks.
PACKAGING: The packaging is simple but still well-groomed: a cardboard box that depicts the keyboard and describes some features. Inside we find: • The keyboard • The keycaps puller (attached to the keyboard as an accessory): I do not like this type of keycaps puller as they often strip the keys on the side, in fact to pull out the keycaps I prefer to use a keycaps puller of other type • The instruction manual In my case of course I was also sent the Keycaps to try, which come in a very similar but small package, which contain the PBT Keycaps (full, not pudding, US/ANSI layout) and o-rings. You can find them at this link.
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CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS: The keyboard is well built, solid to the touch and certainly does not look like a Chinese product that can be bought with a few euros. The bottom is made of plastic, but it is also solid and on the sides has only a very light inward flex that you barely notice. The top of the board is made of metal, and returns good feedback to the touch, with an obvious rough texture that gives the feeling of having a well-designed product in front of you. The board in general does not have flex, so speaking about build quality I can only speak well about this. The lower supports are extractable as usual and have a small rubber strip that allows you to have a good grip if you use them on a polished wooden desk (and similar materials), and the same rubber strips are found on the 4 corners of the keyboard, in case you want to use the board without the lower supports. Probably, if I were to recommend a change (more at the design/construction level than in terms of build quality) I would reduce the sides of the board to the bone, making them exactly aligned with the keys on the edges. This would make it even more compact, but it is also fair to say that maybe this advice comes from my personal experience (and preference) that made me appreciate 75% keyboards more if compared to TKL for their greater compactness and their better management of the spaces and dead areas on the board. There are certainly trade-offs, and of course it seems clear that there must always be a compromise at these price, but with regard to the overall build quality it is really difficult to make criticisms considering the price.
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CABLE: The cable is braided (not paracord) and is quite rigid, it’s not detachable and is completely black. It ends with a standard gold-plated USB connector.
SWITCH AND KEYCAPS: Let's get to the focal point. The switches are Kailh Red ones, and if this is your first mechanical keyboard you'll love to play with it because of the feeling under your fingers. As for my personal experience, I can say that overall, for the price, the choice of Kailh switches is hard to blame, but I prefer other switches. For example, Gateron Reds would have been the right choice, better than Kailh in virtually any way (but of course the price would have gone up). SPC Gear itself also offers an alternative to the Kailh keyboard by selling the same board with Cherry MX Red switches, which are probably a better choice if it's not really your first keyboard, but in that case you’ll have to sacrify RGB lighting to make room for a simple red backlight. In any case, Kailh switches are not bad, but being used to lighter linear switches I find them slightly heavier than a Cherry Red for example (not that it is necessarily a bad thing, indeed, it is all subjective in this case), so if you look for something lighter you should orient yourself on the version with Cherry Red. The noise there is obviously, but hardly bothers those around you since it does not have that “clicky” sound like blue switches. In any case, if you want to reduce the noise and the key travel slightly, you can buy a little packet of cheap o-rings online (they are sold for a few euros on the various Chinese sales platforms also). Stabilizers are not the best around, and of course it was to be expected considering the cost of the keyboard, but they do their job without issues.
RANDOM VIOLENT TYPING SOUND TEST: https://youtu.be/0M5LbzDZwLg
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Keycaps wobble a bit, more or less like Drevo Gramr ones for example, another keyboard that falls in the same price range. This is obviously given by the switches that are not super stable, but considering it is really difficult to find a keyboard (in Europe) that has no dancing caps in this price range, nothing new under the sunlight. Personally, I noticed that using o-rings the stability of the caps improves slightly, so I recommend using them.
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Speaking of keycaps instead, we don't have PBT keycaps included, only ABS ones, and they have a slight "rubbery" surface that guarantees a better grip. They are simple, full black with only the letter in transparency, so the latter will be the only thing to light up on the keycaps. SPC Gear also shipped me a pack of PBT double shot keycaps along with this GK530 (they are obviously available to buy separately and not included with the keyboard), precisely because I prefer them over ABS ones, and I installed them after trying the keyboard a bit with the simple ABS caps. The difference is not abysmal but they definitely feel more durable, and knowing the feeling of both I prefer the PBT keycaps, which is slightly more pleasant to the touch with a rough and non-rubberized surface like the ABS. I have a soft spot for PBT caps, so I'm also a bit biased in that sense (how not to be, tho). All in all, however, the stock ABS caps could still satisfy most of the users considering that we are talking about an entry level product dedicated to those who are recently in the world of peripherals, which therefore probably do not consider some aspects that those who have already been on the market for a while know very well. If you like "pudding" keycaps, SPC Gear also sells those separately (you can find them here). I still haven’t tried them because I received the full classic ones, but if they are of the same quality I can only recommend them.
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LIGHTING AND FUNCTIONALITY: The keyboard has various combinations and lighting effects to make the most use of the RGB under the switches, and of course beyond the various lighting effects that can be set you can select the colors to your liking. The RGB lighting is present in fact under every single switch, so we are not in the presence of a super cheap keyboard with RGB "line" lighting, which often happens with cheap Chinese products that have different colors for each line, without the possibility of changing color to the single key. You can also program macros, even if there are no additional buttons beyond the standard ones. Of course, the various key combinations to get your hands on the colors and light effects of the keyboard are described in both the instruction manual and the SPC Gear website, on the official product page. Shortcuts are obviously made to edit some things on-the-go, but they do not allow you to program macros simply through key combinations: for this use, you have to use the software provided by the manufacturer.
POSITIONING ON THE MARKET? ANY ALTERNATIVE? If you are curious to know more or less where it is placed on the market at the level of construction quality and features, it certainly does not get to the completeness of a Durgod Taurus K320 TKL for example, which is even shipped with PBT keycaps and with more interesting switches, but the latter has a different target and is sold at double the price of the GK530 (the aesthetic of the K320, moreover, is less aimed at an audience similar to the one for which the GK530 was designed, although it is still beautiful). Certainly, however, compared to the Drevo Gramr that I have reviewed in the past, the GK530 is a step forward in all respects (except for the fact that, as already said, I prefer the 75% to TKL and that therefore my preference in terms of form factor goes in favor of the more compact Gramr, but this is a strictly personal consideration given the way I play and the way I place my keyboard on the desk, which makes the 75% practically mandatory for me): the build quality of the GK530 is better, the RGB lighting is more complete and customizable, and also the Kailh Red scratch a little less than the Outemu Red, although they are slightly less light to press, although marginally. It is also true that the different form factor places the Gramr in another segment of the market. Are there alternatives on the same segment and at similar prices? If we really wanted to find some opponents, we could think of the Hexgears GK707, which is hot-swappable and comes with Gateron or Kailh Box switches (which are superior than normal Kailh ones), but it's less available in Europe and it's not RGB. The GK530 certainly does not disfigure in comparison: it will not be hot-swappable and will not have the Gateron or Kailh Box from its, but the increased availability in Europe, the RGB lighting and keyboard control software guarantee it some points in favor.
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FINAL THOUGHTS: What about the whole package? It should certainly be recognized the excellent overall build quality for the price, considering that at the same price you get products of bad quality (apart from Magicforce68, although they are not exactly rivals since the latter are part of the 60% segment). It is difficult to recriminate the choice of Kailh as already said, although for a better experience I would opt for the Cherry MX variant. For those who are already in the world of keyboards for a long time, it is useless to say that this product brings nothing new except another gaming keyboard with a youthful soul and at a price all in line with the market , but surely veterans in this field will have abandoned the "gaming" aesthetic in favor of more "minimal" designs or higher-end products. If you are looking for an entry level setup and you are missing the keyboard, this can probably be a good way to start with a TKL. It certainly won't be an end-game, but it can easily be considered as a very good starting point to get closer to the world of small mechanical keyboards, without needing to faint and without taking home a product of poor quality.
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Rule of 55: Withdrawing from 401k and (maybe) IRA before 59.5

I will be 58 years old in October but this is my last week of work; I am retiring. I have approximately 5 weeks of vacation left, then will continue on severance until mid-march.
The rule of 55 states that I can withdraw from my 401k (if these funds were not rolled over from a previous employer) without the 10% penalty. I want to move all my money from my 401k to a traditional IRA to allow me more investment opportunities as well as the ability to trade with margin (I am a day trader). However, after reading about this rule on the IRS.gov it appears I cannot withdraw from a traditional/rollover IRA before 59.5, only the 401k. Therefore, I would need to leave the money in my companies' 401k (which I really don't want to do) until I am 59.5 so I don't incur the 10% penalty.
Is my interpretation of the rule correct? Is the 401k the only account where I can withdraw penalty free before 59.5?
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What is Bitcoin Derivatives / Perpetual Contract?

What is Bitcoin Derivatives / Perpetual Contract?

\This post has been written by Hedgehog, a MCS influencer and a Bitcoin margin trader.*

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#Be_a_Trader!

Greetings from MCS, the derivatives trading platform where traders ALWAYS come first.
If you are a trader who mainly deals spot trading in cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.), and a trader who has been doing cryptocurrency trading for a long time, the word "perpetual contract" might be new to you. A Perpetual Contract, one of the cryptocurrency derivatives products, is a combination of the advantages of cryptocurrency spot trading and futures trading in a traditional financial market. In this post, let's take a closer look at the perpetual contract of the most famous cryptocurrency in the world, Bitcoin.
Bitcoin perpetual contract, a Bitcoin derivative, has mainly four characteristics. There are no expiration or settlement dates, and they often use a dual pricing model. In addition, Bitcoin perpetual contract can be traded using leverage. MCS offers up to 100x leverage. Bitcoin perpetual contact also employs "Auto-Deleveraging" (ADL) as a loss minimization mechanism.
"Expiration / Settlement Date" ... "Dual Price Model" ... "Loss Minimization Mechanism"..⁉️
You might find perpetual contract difficult because you are not accustomed to these words; however, it is NOT‼️

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🎯 First, Bitcoin perpetual contract has "no expiration or settlement date".
There is no expiration or settlement date for Bitcoin perpetual contract. Unlike Bitcoin spot trading that needs immediate settlement and other Bitcoin futures products, Bitcoin perpetual contract traders do not need to consider rollover cost, which is a transaction fee for a contract extension, and can sell the contract whenever. In addition, the price of MCS Bitcoin perpetual contract converges to the spot market price of Bitcoin (or market average price) through the funding rate, which takes place in every 8 hours. Thus, even though there is no expiration date, traders check this funding fee to make sure their positions are safe.

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🎯 Second, Bitcoin Perpetual Contract uses "Mark Price System (Dual Price Model)".
The MCS cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform uses a mechanism called 'Funding' to link the price of Bitcoin perpetual contract to the price of the Bitcoin spot. In addition, MCS adopted a dual price model that utilizes the mark price (market average) to protect traders from unreasonable forced liquidation caused by market manipulation and to create a fair trading environment. The above-mentioned market manipulation means that it causes abnormal price fluctuations and unnecessary forced liquidation of positions, resulting in an unfair trading environment. The mark price of MCS is the real-time price average of the global Bitcoin exchanges with BTC/USDT markets.

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🎯 Third, Bitcoin Perpetual Contract offers up to 100x leverage
Traders on the MCS Bitcoin Derivatives Trading Platform can trade Bitcoin perpetual contract using up to 100 times the leverage on MCS. Compared to the 3x to 20x leverage offered in spot margin trading or futures trading on other existing exchanges, MCS offers a much wider range of leverage. As a result, traders can manage their portfolio in a variety of ways, and can easily adjust the leverage and margins of open positions at any time to effectively manage risk.

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🎯 Fourth, MCS Bitcoin Perpetual Contract employs "Auto-Delveraging" mechanism.
In the case of Bitcoin derivatives trading, if a trader is forced to liquidate, contract loss may occur due to the inability to settle the position at a price that is better than its bankruptcy price. In this case, the Insurance Fund covers the loss incurred. If the contract loss is not covered by the Insurance Fund, auto-deleveraging takes place. Auto-Deleveraging (ADL) is a mechanism by which a trader with high profits and leverage compensates for the contract loss. The positions of traders that are subject to ADL are automatically liquidated by matching the bankruptcy price of the position forcibly liquidated. Let me dig a bit deeper. There are two types of loss minimization mechanism; the socialized loss and the auto-deleveraging which is used by MCS. In the case of the socialized loss, all the traders on the platform compensate equally for a contract loss. Auto-deleveraging adopted by MCS affects only the traders who have profiting positions with high leverage. This protects other traders who use low risk and low leverage from being harmed by a single risky trader.
💡 "If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles."
I hope this post was helpful to you in understanding Bitcoin perpetual contract, and I really wish that you realize your financial freedom through Bitcoin perpetual contract!!
I am a Bitcoin margin trader, Hedgehog. Thank you for reading this post.
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Frequently asked questions worrying trading on Thisoption

Frequently asked questions worrying trading on Thisoption
Issues on specifically how to trade Thisoption are numerous. Below are several of them:

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Just how to trade on trial account?
To get trial account ease of access, you call for to cash your trading account as well as additionally call consumer support to get a demonstration account credentials.
Specifically, how to trade binary selections?
To trade binary choices, simply cash your account and likewise login into the system. You will definitely see binary choices trading by default.
Exactly how to trade CFD?
To begin trading CFD, fund your account and additionally login into the system. On the top you'll have the capacity to choose CFD trading tab along with start trading CFD.
What are the issues for a perk in CFD trading?
Reward deals are qualified on all CFD professions and additionally are provided by ThisOption approximately 100%, based upon your transferred amount. Incentives are shown to supply a financier an additional margin for keeping settings and/or to open larger quantity settings. With this statement customer need to identify, that Profit as well as Loss (PnL) always relates to customer's Internet equilibrium, not Profit quantity. Rewards awarded by ThisOption are not withdrawable or tradable individually.

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What time base is utilized by the system?
The moment exists based on Greenwich Time (GMT).
Settlements for properties.
You can find payments for different trading residential or commercial properties in the trading system, on the suitable left side.
Duplicate trading - follow efficient capitalists.
Duplicate trading solution created for beginners and also individuals that intend to trade immediately without hands-on careers.
What is Margin Call?
Margin call is account state when all your open trades will absolutely be instantly shut.
Margin call is set off by 5% margin degree (5% from complimentary funds + opened positions margin).

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What is Double Up?
You can double up your financial investment on picked option. When you double up trade, you will obtain duplicate positioning - building, instructions, amount as well as additionally expiration time will definitely coincide, however open rate will certainly differ. New placements will absolutely be opened by existing market value.
What is Rollover?
You can relocate different expiry time on following duration (to present expiration time will certainly be included one duration).
Adhering to troubles must be abided:
  1. Job opportunity should run out the cash (not in profit).
  2. Making use of rollover your monetary investment quantity will certainly be enhanced on 30%. You need to have enough funds on balance.
  3. Till alternative expiry time remaining > 1/4 from picked period.
What is Sell Out?
You can close employment opportunity prior to its expiry time if the setup remains in earnings on 0.1% or even more.

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After placement is shut, financial investment will definitely be returned back to your equilibrium.
Judgment.
Trading in Thisoption is now made simple for you. You are now aware of the terms used when trading and exactly how to trade. I assume after reading this material, you are currently all set to trade.
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Can't find info for rolling over my 401k into Roth IRA

The useless help articles basically say:
  1. Open IRA
  2. Rollover funds from employer's 401k
There are no details whatsoever as to the institution name and other info that I need to give my employer to initiate the rollover.
Also, is it possible to get a hold of somebody on the phone when problems like the crop up? I'm not finding a good contact option.
I have already funded and started trading with my individual margin account, but am now questioning how wise it is to deal with this institution at all. What do you think?
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The historic 7.5% short-squeeze on Friday close was one of the most memorable, amazing displays of markets' abilities to out maneuver human psychology ever witnessed.

After bearish sentiment and fear began to grip the market with nearly unprecedented levels this week, and each failed rally on what would normally be described as colossal monetary intervention proved to be just a bump on the road toward complete oblivion, the Friday close began to show itself coming ever nearer. With less than two hours left before the close of the week, markets and traders began to look nervous as if they were going to rollover and puke again from the lack of availability of dramamine at drugstores. Trump's to speak at 3:30 or so concerning a state of emergency for the coronavirus that has brought the world to a state of panic.
 
Here he goes, he's at the podium.. markets start to tank again. S&P down over 2% since he started talking 3 minutes ago. Everybody who's short the market starts to feel like winners, and they all start believing in their abilities to outsmart the madness of crowds and forecast market events on multiple timescales. Just as soon as the last holdouts FOMO their bearish positions on for the coming crash, and the shorts add to their blossoming gains, the market rips 1.4% in less than a minute.
 
What did he say?!? The speech sounds generic and pasted from a 2D pastel edu pamphlet circa 83'. Market rallies another 1.5%, moving noticably quicker than the words from the podium. What's the big deal? Market gaps up half a percent on a single tick. Green basis points flashing growth-rates that remind you of the corona counter ticker you just saw on twitter. Wtf is going on? I can't close now.. I can't do anything now.... It's too fast. When is it going to reverse? Just then you notice the calm demeanor of the lecturn, the parading of CEOs, and you finally get a glimpse into the perspective of someone who could be buying. This isn't the end of the markets, this guy's going to get elected again. It's not a complete shift to communism. Right?? F that, this thing is still screwed, the corona, the zombie companies, the debt. It's all coming home to roost. Hold those shorts...
 
Market's green over 5%.. It was just 10 minutes ago or so you thought we were crashing. This is crazy. +6% People start dumping shorts & puts trying to break even or limit the P/L that just turned negative. Permabulls think we just bottomed so they throw everything they have into the rally. Short margin calls go popping off across desks and platforms all over the world. Absolute panic buying sets in and all those shorts throw in the bloody towel. The massive put holders from the week look shakingly at their losses that were just gains, they liquidate. No time to figure out the next week right now or anything. Just get me out! Can't you see my tonsils, damn it! Market closes, finally..
 
Up 9.5% on the day, wtf just happened? Glad I got out of that position before it turned into a bigger loss, bears say.. So glad I got in before the end of the rally, bulls say.. Not knowing that they're both fk'd... Market's going to gap down 7% and lay a big fat -18% the next Monday, just in time for the bulls to sell bottom, and the bears to double down on their barely profitable trades they re-entered back at -11%, and then in the midst of complete pandemonium, the market rips & lands us back to end the day at -7%, right where it started. Congratulations, you all played yourself in the biggest stock swing in US history, and lost money on every turn. Typical...
tl;dr Bears/Bulls both fk'd
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Offseason with Cidolfus: Pre-Draft Recap

Pre-Draft Recap

I said I might do another one of these, time permitting. Little did I know that I’d leave my house only four times in the past month to go to the grocery store. I’ve found quite a bit of time hunkered down in my apartment. I think my dog is getting sick of me.
I know my wife is getting sick of me.
The Dolphins were active early in free agency. They made a lot of expected moves (at least in terms of what positional needs we prioritized) and some more surprising ones. This leaves the team in an interesting place headed into the draft .
In various discussions we’ve had over the past few weeks, I’ve tackled a couple cap questions, particularly in regards to the effective cap cost of rookie contracts as well as cap flexibility in 2021. In this offseason entry, I plan to address those topics and others to contextualize the way I see the draft shaking out.
If you missed any of my previous posts, find the links below. A lot of it is out of date at this point, but if you’d like a good laugh you can see how often I was wrong (although, compared to previous years, I think I did pretty well this year), take a look.

Remaining Free Agency Moves

Earlier this year, I projected a much more aggressive roster culling ahead of free agency than we ended up actually receiving. Aside from getting the departure of Reshad Jones right (admittedly, that one was a bit of a gimme), I also thought that by now we would have moved on from Albert Wilson, Taco Charlton, and Jakeem Grant to free up additional cap space. Instead, we dropped Kilgore (a move I considered unlikely), and--so far at least--have kept the others.
There’s still plenty of time for things to change ahead of the 55-man roster cutdown. As currently constructed, our roster has a logjam of players at both the wide receiver and defensive end positions (never thought I’d be saying that second bit already). The Dolphins have 11 wide receivers under contract and eight defensive ends. Several of these players are minimum salary types filling out the offseason roster for camp, but there are plenty of locks at both to make the roster as well relative to the number of expected roster spots available at each position.
Wide Receiver
Player Cap Charge Savings
Albert Wilson $10,833,344 $9,500,000
DeVante Parker $6,100,000 -$6,000,000
Jakeem Grant $4,380,000 -$1,800,000
Allen Hurns $2.883,333 $2,016,666
Mack Hollins $825,000 $825,000
Isaiah Ford $750,000 $750,000
Andy Jones $750,000 $750,000
Ricardo Louis $750,000 $750,000
Preston Williams $675,000 $671,666
Gary Jennings $675,000 $675,000
Terry Wright $610,000 $610,000
It’s a reasonable bet that the Dolphins will carry five wide receivers on the final 53-man roster. That’s how many we’ve kept every year for the past three seasons. That likely means half of the names above will be cut. DeVante Parker and Jakeem Grant (now that his base salary for the 2020 season has been guaranteed) are locks for the roste. Their contracts make them more expensive to cut than to keep. Preston Williams should also be expected to return for obvious reasons.
That leaves two spots for the remaining eight guys, and I have to imagine that Allen Hurns--who signed an extension in the middle of last season--has an edge to keep his spot despite the potential cap savings. Isaiah Ford also came along when injuries pushed him to the top of the depth chart at the end of the season last year, convincing the team to pick him up as an exclusive rights free agent.
Obviously Albert Wilson fills a niche on the roster that most of the other guys don’t--unless we expect to see Jakeem Grant take a larger role as the team’s slot receiver. There’s been discussion that the team plans to use Mike Gesicki in a big slot role, but that doesn’t rule out keeping Wilson. It’s not unthinkable that we carry six wide receivers in 2020, especially with Chan Gailey as our offensive coordinator and the extra two roster spots granted by the new CBA. His spread concepts figure to see more multiple-receiver sets, after all. This especially makes sense given that we should expect Grant and Ford (or whoever earns a roster spot over Ford) to see more use on special teams than offense. With the extra roster spots available, maybe this is one of the places we use one.
Even should we keep him, I would prefer to see Wilson’s cap figure altered. There’s almost no way that he can live up to his $10.8 million cap charge in such a crowded field. If we do decide to keep him, I hope it involves a restructure and extension similar to the deal that Parker took in place of his fifth year option last year. He’s performed well in limited snaps, but his injury history and slow return last season may hurt his value moving forward, giving the team leverage to flex his remaining cap figure into a two-year contract. I suspect, though, that if that was going to happen, it already would have given the other extensions we’ve offered the plenty of our other receivers.
I also expected him to be cut by no, though.
Defensive Ends
Player Cap Charge Savings
Shaq Lawson $10,833,333 -$10,066,667
Emmanuel Ogbah $7,500,000 $0
Charles Harris $3,450,356 $291,559
Taco Charlton $1,832,541 $1,374,541
Trent Harris $750,000 $750,000
Avery Moss $750,000 $750,000
Zach Sieler $750,000 $750,000
Jonathan Ledbetter $750,000 $750,000
Lawson and Ogbah are our starting defensive ends in 2020. Headed into free agency, I expected defensive end to be a big target in the draft as well. Now I’m less certain. As a first round selection, Harris’s 2020 salary is mostly guaranteed, so we save almost nothing other than a roster spot by moving on from him. Teams rarely cut players that don’t offer cap savings, so barring someone outperforming him in camp, I expect him to be on the roster. That still leaves a five or six way battle for what remains of only three or four defensive end spots.
Consider also how many linebackers the Dolphins are likely to carry into the 2020 season: Kyle Van Noy, Kamu Grugier-Hill, Vince Biegel, Elandon Roberts, Raekwon McMillan, and Jerome Baker are virtual locks to make the roster--and that’s already six linebackers before we get to guys like Andrew Van Ginkel and Sam Eguavoen who are cheap and look to earn a spot based on their performance last season and their special teams value.
Our 2019 roster structure looked a lot more like that of the Patriots last year: fewer defensive linemen and more linebackers. We used 3-4 looks more often than we have in years past, and that means that we’re getting edge rushers from the linebackers as well. Signing Kyle Van Noy likely signals that we’ll continue to see plenty of this.
Realistically, of the bottom five guys on the list above, the one most likely to make the roster is probably the one who can be moved around the most successfully. If one of those guys can find productivity flexing between 4-3 DE and 3-4 DE or 4-3 DE and 3-4 OLB and be productive at both positions, then they’ll have a leg up making the roster.
Remaining Free Agency
Although it’s already April and less than two weeks from the NFL Draft, there are still a handful of free agents remaining at what might be considered positions of need. Two of the biggest names are Jadeveon Clowney and Yannick Ngakoue, both of whom are finding their markets to be lower than they initially anticipated (although Ngakoue’s situation is complicated by his tag designation). As detailed above, though, I think it unlikely that we bring in another defensive end--much less one that we can barely afford. Clowney’s asking price has reportedly fallen to the $17-18 million per year range, but that’s still out of our price range at this point.
Trading with the Vikings for Anthony Harris would make more sense than trying to acquire either Clowney and Ngakoue, but even that’s unlikely. Trading for Harris would be cheaper than trading for Ngakoue in terms of both draft assets required and the cost of his new contract, but it’s unlikely we would spend top money on safety after paying Byron Jones. While free safety is arguably the position we stand most to benefit from upgrading on defense, I can’t imagine a scenario where we become suitors for Harris with our current cap commitments at the position. Such a move would likely signal an impending trade of Xavien Howard.
As always, the elephant in the room is the quarterback situation. It remains our biggest position of need headed into the draft, and both Cam Newton and Jameis Winston are available. We don’t need to rehash my thoughts on free agent quarterbacks from my first post in this series, but you can guess where I stand on signing either of them. Hint: don’t.
It should be abundantly clear by now that the Dolphins made their moves early in free agency and we’re unlikely to do much more ahead of the draft. We’re in a comfortable place with our cap space and already carry 78 players on our roster. With fourteen draft picks in our back pocket for later this month, we’re already going to have to drop two players to meet the maximum offseason roster size of 90 players, unless of course we draft fewer than fourteen players because we’re losing some picks to move up. There’s also undrafted free agents who will get signed.
We can safely ignore any discussion about the Dolphins bringing any free agents in other than minimum contract players for the rest of the offseason.

Cap Space

So where does that leave us? Over The Cap calculates the Dolphins as having $23,886,772 in salary cap space remaining. With the roster filled out well past the top 51 contracts that actually count, it’s time to recalculate the effective cap cost of our rookie contracts. OTC lists our total rookie pool cost at $18,096,615. They’re wrong. For whatever reason, they’re missing one of our fourteen picks--number 154--received from Jacksonville via Pittsburgh. Good news? It doesn’t actually change our calculation since it’s value ($690,227) is lower than our cheapest contract in the top 51 on our roster ($750,000), so it costs us effectively nothing for now.
In fact, the bottom eight of our fourteen picks (rounds four and later) are all below the lowest contract on our top 51, so they’re all effectively free in terms of cap commitment. That leaves our top six draft picks displacing six $750,000 contracts at the bottom of our roster, bringing our effective salary cap cost total to $8,946,548. That leaves us with $14,940,224 in salary cap space for 2020. Barring any extensions, expect nearly all of that to roll over into 2021.
Importantly, where does this leave us for 2021? Based on the bump in the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, Over the Cap projects a base salary cap of $215,000,000 in 2021. With our current cap commitments and anticipated rollover, we’re likely to enter the 2021 season with $48,480,196 in available cap space.
That number is much lower than you might be seeing listed elsewhere, because I’ve included the cost of our this year’s draft class not only against this year’s cap (which reduces our amount for rollover as detailed above) but next year’s as well (which comes out to a whopping $23,458,157). Sites like Spotrac and OTC typically won’t price that in until after the draft and the players actually sign, and not without reason. Any trades in the draft can shift this amount pretty substantially, especially if we package one of our firsts to move up. It’s a good working figure at this point, though.
How about the way-too-early look ahead? Aside from the obvious move to cut Albert Wilson this season and save $9.5 million (yes, I’m going to keep banging this drum) or moving on from Julie’n Davenport after drafting tackles ($2,133,000 in savings), there are several players who can become cap casualties in 2021.
Player Cap Hit Cap Savings
Kyle Van Noy $13,900,000 $9,775,000
Xavien Howard $13,500,000 $9,300,000
Emmanuel Ogbah $7,500,000 $7,500,000
Bobby McCain $7,140,400 $5,659,600
Eric Rowe $5,050,000 $4,000,000
Jordan Howard $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Jakeem Grant $4,750,000 $2,950,000
Jesse Davis $4,585,000 $2,585,000
Allen Hurns $3,608,334 $3,175,000
Clayton Fejedelem $2,525,000 $2,525,000
Unless something has gone terribly wrong, many of these names are safe for 2021 (Van Noy and Ogbah top that list). Others might find themselves on the wrong end of a team looking to shift its roster around. If Howard is injured yet again, his contract becomes easy to move on from, especially as we’d still have Byron Jones. I’d bet that one of either McCain or Rowe isn’t with the Dolphins for the 2021 season. Others might find themselves on the right end of a team looking to lock a player down long term. If Ogbah is healthy and shows out all season, he could be in line for an extension that increases his APY moving forward while decreasing his 2021 APY.
In brief, players like McCain, Rowe, Howard, and Davis could all find themselves as cap casualties because they play positions that we are likely to target in this draft to find long-term replacements. Similarly, the logjam at wide receiver could see departures for Grant or Hurns in 2021, freeing up additional cap space.
That cap flexibility--having nearly $50 million in available cap space already and the ability to free up even more--is impressive considering our spending spree in the past few weeks. It’s also doubly important because 2021’s free agent includes several players likely to play starting or key depth roles in 2020 who will be free agents in 2021 including Kamu Grugier-Hill, Ted Karras, Vince Biegel, Matt Haack, Elandon Roberts, Raekwon McMillan, and Davon Godchaux. Players set to hit free agency in 2022 who might be up for extensions at the same time include Emmanuel Ogbah, Mike Gesicki, and Jerome Baker.
We’re unlikely to be active in 2021 free agency the way we were this year, but we have the cap health to re-sign who we wish from our own players without mortgaging our future. We entered the 2020 free agency season with an enormous amount of cap space and managed to spend aggressively (more money in new contracts than any other NFL team) without putting ourselves into a cap crunch for the future.

Positional Spending

I didn’t expect to sign Byron Jones mostly because I never thought that we would be paying two of the three highest-paid cornerbacks in the league on the same team. It’s obviously a move we can afford (as detailed above), but I’m not used to the secondary being a position in which we’ve aggressively invested resources. I wanted to take a closer look at how we’re spending our cap space by position groups by active cap spending (a total of $173,655,544 at time of writing). Let’s break it down.
Offense
. QB OL RB WR TE
Cap Charge $10,919,796 $21,564,640 $7,222,295 $26,521,667 $2,711,310
Percentage 6.29% 12.42% 4.16% 15.27% 1.56%
Defense and Special Teams
. DL LB DB ST
Cap Charge $27,358,247 $26,284,817 $47,416,972 $3,655,800
Percentage 15.75% 15.14% 27.31% 2.11%
These numbers will fluctuate significantly by the time we wittle the roster down to the final 55, but even now it’s apparent how this front office plans to build this team. A total of 58.2% of our active cap spending is going to defense. Consider also that the Dolphins are carrying an additional $18,177,506 in dead cap for defensive players while only carrying a tenth of that ($1,862,740) in dead cap for offensive players.
Expect quarterback, running back, offensive line to see the largest increases to this figure after the draft. Barring something unexpected, we’ll be drafting a quarterback at fifth overall (or higher), and with multiple openings on the offensive line, it’s possible (likely?) that we draft two offensive linemen in our first five selections. There’s a gaping hole at running back as well. Those high draft selections will be enough to move the needle in a significant way.
The number that jumps to the most immediate attention, of course, is our spending on defensive backs at nearly $50 million in total cap commitments for a total of $27.31% of active cap spending. This may be our new normal for a while. In the past three seasons, the Patriots have allocated 23.61%, 21.63%, and 23.62% of their total cap spending to the secondary. They’ve also done that while spending much more heavily on quarterback even with Brady on “bargain” deals. I wouldn’t be surprised to see this number go up in the short term either, as I think it’s likely we target a safety in the first or second rounds this year.
We’ve allocated more of our resources to the defensive line and linebacker positions than the Patriots have the past few years, but not by much. Our spending in both groups is boosted dramatically by our new free agents at the positions (Ogbah, Van Noy, and Lawson) and has been fueled by our absolutely dire pass rush situation.
Due to Fizpatrick’s contract, 2020 is likely to be our most expensive year at the quarterback position until 2024 when whatever rookie we draft could be retained on the fifth year option. The defensive secondary cost will likely come down in the near future as I think it’s unlikely Bobby McCain and Eric Rowe play out their current contracts, but in general we’re probably looking at splits roughly along these lines over the next few seasons.

2020 Free Agency Signings

Having looked at the money, let’s examine what that money bought us. Obviously this section is very subjective. As I’m sure many of you have noticed in plenty of other discussions on this subreddit, I’m positive on our signings as a whole. I try to be optimistic about the moves we make because grousing about them isn’t much fun.
Clayton Fejedelem: Three Years, $8,550,000, $3,000,000 Guaranteed
It always makes me uncomfortable when a new coach tries too hard to be the head coach he learned under. This has especially proved a concern for Belichick disciples who often try to jump right into being a hard ass without having earned the respect. Fortunately, that does not appear to be too much of a concern with Flores so far.
I bring up coaches mimicking their mentors here because even though Fejedelem wasn’t a Patriot, this signing reeks of the type of player that Belichick covets. Fejedelem checks so many boxes. He provides much-needed depth at a positional weakness from last season, he’s been a core special teams guy for the Bengals, and he’s a former team captain.
He costs under three million per year to bring depth at a position our front office clearly values, provides good special teams value, and he should fit with the type of team culture Flores is building. All of his guaranteed money is in 2020, and his contract is front-loaded as well. It’s a rock solid deal for someone who figures to be a solid player for us both on the field and in the locker room.
Ereck Flowers: Three Years, $30,000,000, $19,950,000 Guaranteed
I wish I had as much optimism about Flowers as I did about Fejedelem, but I’m less comfortable with this contract. It clearly fills a position of need, as we badly needed to improve our offensive line. In my Building the Offense entry in this series, I referred to Flowers as a competent guy who wouldn’t break the bank. I stand by the assertion he’s an improvement over any of the guards currently on our roster, but the $10 million per year number is a little higher than I expected.
While I understand that offensive line talent is increasingly at a premium, making Ereck Flowers the 14th-highest paid guard in the NFL after only one good season at the position in Washington is not without risk, especially with nearly two thirds of his contract fully guaranteed. What hurts more is that for $14 million per year, the Browns landed Jack Conklin--probably my top offensive line target in free agency--and the Chargers signed Bryan Bulaga--the Conklin consolation prize--for only $6.75 million per year. I would have preferred either of those to Flowers.
That said, it’s only fair to acknowledge that Flowers quickly became one of the top guards in a thinning market when both Brandon Scherff and Joe Thuney were tagged. Graham Glasgow, a similar prospect converted from center to guard, went for $11 million APY and Andrus Peat coming off of two poor seasons signed at $11.5 million APY. There’s an argument to be made that the guard market has just really closed the gap on tackles and Flowers got market rate.
This move, and the lack of a tackle signed in free agency, signals that our front office is confident that we can either successfully address both left and right tackle in the draft this year or that Jesse Davis can be a long-term solution at right guard. This shouldn’t be too surprising given Davis’s contract extension, but I’m not 100% on board with it.
If we’ve overpaid for Flowers’s services as I suspect, at least it’s only a three-year deal and we can move on with only $1 million in dead cap ahead of the 2022 season. Optimistically, Flowers continues to play up to his 2019 standard at guard and proves himself worthy of the contract as he comes home to Miami.
Kamu Grugier-Hill: One Year, $3,000,000, $2,000,000 Guaranteed
Although this signing is likely to draw comparisons to Fejedelem for very transparent reasons (they’re both defensive depth who figure as core special teams contributors who were team captains for their previous team), Grugier-Hill carries greater risk. Fortunately, this is reflected in his short-term deal. His 2019 season ended early due to a lower lumbar disc herniation and also missed time for other injuries.
If healthy, though, he brings a lot of the same mojo to the team as Fejedelem, with the added benefit of being one of several new Dolphins to bring championship experience to the team. As with Fejedelem, Grugier-Hill is the kind of guy who checks a lot of boxes: he’s cheap, he provides key depth and special teams value, he’s familiar with our defensive system, and he figures to be an immediate leader in a very young locker room.
Jordan Howard: Two Years, $9,750,000, $4,750,000 Guaranteed
Shocking nobody, I’m not high on signing Jordan Howard. Mostly because I’m not high on spending money on running backs in general, and paying a running back coming off an injury-shortened season makes me more nervous than at most positions. The Dolphins had the worst rushing attack in the NFL in 2019, though, and before his injury this year, Howard was on track again for a solid season in line for previous years. He’s a big bodied back who figures to split the load with the rookie we inevitably draft.
As a personal consolation, I can remind myself that none of his 2021 salary is guaranteed., so it’s essentially a one-year, prove-it deal.
Byron Jones: Five Years, $82,500,000, $46,000,000 Guaranteed
In my offseason entry on Building the Defense I wrote, “Frankly, Jones and Howard likely immediately becomes the best corner tandem in the NFL for the next couple seasons, and we’ve all seen how you can build a defense from the secondary with a rookie quarterback and find a lot of success. That said, I don’t know that our front office could swallow objections to paying what would likely be $30 million APY between two corners.”
I badly misjudged our front office’s priorities. While I said that if we did decide to address cornerback in free agency, it would be Byron Jones or bust, I didn’t take the possibility seriously. Some will have concerns that Jones doesn’t get enough interceptions to be made a top-paid defensive back in the NFL, but I take the same opinion towards interceptions as I do to sacks--they’re the gaudy number that get the attention and they’re obviously impactful, but they’re the rare high points that don’t speak to a player’s actual impact on a per-snap basis.
Byron Jones finished fourth in coverage snaps per reception last year (17.9), tied for second in coverage snaps per target (10.1), and fourth in yards per coverage snap (0.62). Opposite a ball hawk like Xavien Howard, it figures that Jones might see more targets and more opportunities for interceptions himself. As discussed above, building a defense from the back forward is a clear priority of this team. It might not have been the strategy I’d have embraced, but I get it, and it’s hard not to be excited about the potential of our new cornerback tandem.
Most importantly, we’re not committed beyond the 2020 season to huge spending at cornerback. Byron Jones’s contract makes him a lock for the roster through the 2022 season (age 30), but Xavien Howard has an out next year. If Howard proves once again to be unable to remain healthy, we can move on from him and still have one of the top corners in the league in 2021 on the roster.
Ted Karras: One Year, $4,000,000, $4,000,000 Guaranteed
This is not-so-low-key one of my favorite signings. I didn’t give Karras much of a look in my previous entry evaluating offensive free agent targets, and I’m honestly not sure how he slipped through the cracks. Karras acquitted himself well as a back-up at both center and guard and stepped up as New England’s starting center in 2019. He had a rough stretch in the middle of the season, but from week 12 onward through the wildcard round, Karras didn’t allow a single pressure.
Karras’s contract is a one-year, prove-it deal that gives us flexibility to play him at guard or center depending on who we pick up in the draft. A starting offensive lineman at $4,000,000 is good value no matter how you slice it, and Karras has upside to be a long-term solution whereas Kilgore was clearly a stopgap. It’s a lateral move in terms of cap cost, but an upgrade on the offensive line. While it doesn’t solve our biggest problem on the line (tackle), it helps.
Shaq Lawson, Three Years, $30,000,000, $21,000,000 Guaranteed
Lawson’s a decent candidate for the kind of player we might offer a more modest, short-term contract and see if he can improve with a change of scenery. If we strike out on bigger names in free agency, picking up Lawson and maybe another cheaper guy on the list to round out or defensive end depth alongside another edge rusher with one of our first five picks in the draft isn’t the worst strategy.
At least I’m not always wrong. In my assessment of the options to improve our edge rush, I expected that many impending free agents would not actually make it to free agency. Shaquil Barrett, Bud Dupree, and Matt Judon never hit the market. Yannick Ngakoue and Leonard Williams were franchise-tagged. Even the 49ers made moves to keep Arik Armstead.
Instead of paying bigger money to try and sign Jadeveon Clowney or Dante Fowler Jr., we went the cheaper route to bring on both Lawson and Ogbah. The combined cost of both of them is only marginally more than the tag amount for Ngakoue and Williams and less than Clowney was initially seeking.
Lawson’s deal comes in at 18th among 4-3 Defensive Ends. It’s very high on guarantees as a percentage of the contract, but it’s essentially a two-year deal with only $1,333,334 in dead money in 2022 if we decide to move on. Lawson’s deal also includes additional incentives for sacks and team achievements, and I can’t be mad about incentives on a deal. If the player meets them, we obviously can’t say they didn’t earn it.
A staple of Belichick defenses has been to rely on the scheme to generate pressure. Our strategy is looking similar. Our defense is prioritizing lockdown coverage rather than relying on individual pass rushing performance to get to the quarterback. Hopefully Lawson is able to take advantage. If not, it’s a two-year investment at a relatively modest amount for the position that we can move on from without major consequence. If nothing else, he’s almost certainly an upgrade over anything we already had.
Kyle Van Noy, Four Years, $51,000,000, $15,000,000 Guaranteed
Despite the gaudy numbers on the contract, Van Noy’s deal is structured extremely favorably to the Dolphins. His full guarantees include only $5.5 million in signing bonus, $6.5 million in 2020 roster bonus, and $3 million in 2020 base salary. Because his 2021 and 2022 base salaries become fully guaranteed on the fifth day of each league year, that means that if he flames out we can move on with minimal dead money. Any time you can walk away from a four-year deal in year two with only $4,125,000 in dead cap and $9,775,000 in cap savings should be considered a major coup.
With how often I’ve mentioned the Patriots defensive scheme, the fit for Van Noy in Miami is braindead obvious. He brings flexibility that few of our current linebackers and none of our defensive ends have. He’s solid in run defense, as a pass rusher, and even dropping back into coverage. We have guys who can do one or two of those things very well, but none right now who are above average (and consistent) across the board.
Van Noy is expensive for his position and he’s on the older side of the free agents we’ve signed (having just turned 29 shortly after signing), but he should be expected to be a key piece for our defensive scheme with the flexibility he brings to the table. Last year, I thought that Trey Flowers would be a good fit for us given the Patriots. Instead, he rejoined Matt Patricia up north and had a really solid year (seven sacks, fourteen hits, and 41 hurries alongside 33 defensive stops). I’m optimistic that Van Noy can have a similarly smooth transition to working under Flores in Miami.
Emmanuel Ogbah, Two Years, $15,000,000, $7,500,000 Guaranteed
There’s not a lot to be said about Ogbah’s deal that hasn’t already been said about Lawson, except that it’s even less of a financial commitment. Coming off of a career-best, but injury-shortened season, we’re betting on Ogbah to take the next step. The contract is very favorable to the Dolphins: it’s 26th among 4-3 Defensive Ends in terms of APY and has no guaranteed money in year two. As a result, it’s essentially a one year prove-it deal.
If Ogbah plays to his potential and is able to pick up where he left off before injury with the Chiefs, he’s likely to see an extension next year that will keep him with the team long term. If not, we move on no worse for the wear. If he’s a middle-of-the-road kind of guy as he has been for much of his career? Well, $7.5 million isn’t a whole lot for a defensive end who we can still use in rotation.
Signing both Ogbah and Lawson takes immense pressure off of the front office to draft a defensive end high. Considering that we signed Van Noy at linebacker, who figures to have a significant role on passing downs as well, I’d argue that we may not draft a defensive end in the first few rounds at all. Again, more on that later.
Elandon Roberts, One Year, $2,000,000, $1,000,000 Guaranteed
The Patriots were hard up against the cap this year after tagging Thuney, and Roberts was a free agency casualty as a result. This isn’t a big contract, but it’s a good one. Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: he’s a defensive depth player who was a team captain who sees most of his impact on special teams and brings championship experience to our young roster.
Roberts saw a decreased workload at linebacker (where he saw a majority of his snaps as a run defender and in coverage) in 2019 because of his increased role on special teams, but he also saw work as a fullback (and even caught a touchdown against us in the final game of the regular season).
It’s pretty clear that Flores has a type.

Remaining Needs

Our most dire needs are obvious. We don’t have a long-term answer at quarterback. Aside from a gaping hole at left tackle, we could also stand to upgrade at right guard, right tackle, or even center depending on where we play Karras and Davis. After signing Jordan Howard, running back remains a priority as our depth at the position among the worst in the league. We only have two tight ends in the top 51 contracts on this team, and fans and the team alike really only have expectations for Gesicki.
It stands to reason based on positional spending alone that our biggest holes are on offense, but that doesn’t mean we can’t stand to improve on defense as well. If I had to rank needs?
Quarterback Offensive Tackle Guard or Center Free Safety Running Back Nose Tackle Tight End Linebacker
I expect that the most controversial part of this list will be the lack of defensive end. As I’ve suggested above, I don’t think we should be targeting the position as a priority following the signing of Ogbah and Lawson unless someone falls.
Both Ogbah and Lawson have excelled primarily as ends in 4-3 fronts, so expect that’s how we’ll use them most of the time. Ogbah has (at least to my knowledge) not seen much use as an outside linebacker in 4-3 looks and Lawson struggled with it early in his career in Buffalo. So while a pure 4-3 defensive end isn’t high on our list of needs, that doesn’t mean we won’t ignore pass rush entirely.
Van Noy figures to take snaps at one of our outside linebacker spots, exactly where he saw almost all of his snaps with the Patriots. Baker saw time both at the weak side and middle linebacker positions in 2019, and depending on our defensive front will likely continue that trend. These two are the only guys I see on our roster right now who figure as three-down backers unless McMillan makes a big step forward in coverage.
We also have a lot of depth at linebacker: Biegel saw a lot of snaps at outside linebacker last year and he’s returning; in the last two games Van Ginkel saw the majority of the games’ snaps at outside linebacker as well; McMillan and Eguavoen made up the majority of the rest of our snaps at middle linebacker. Except maybe Eguavoen, whose roster spot is the most tenuous of the group, these players all should expect to see continued rotational use.
There’s definitely a scenario where we look to improve our linebackers, and if there’s a guy who can be a three-down type of guy at middle linebacker or someone who flexes really outside in 4-3 and 3-4 looks, I could see us pulling the trigger in the right circumstances. Ultimately, though, I have both nose tackle and free safety listed higher on our list of needs because those are the positions where a major upgrade will bring us the biggest improvement.
For example, John Jenkins played the majority of our snaps at nose tackle in 2019 with Godchaux contributing some snaps there as well. We haven’t brought Jenkins back, and Godchaux’s probably better used at DE in 3-4 looks. Someone who can play rotationally at nose tackle would be a big boon for this defense, and fills a position where we really have no go-to guy. More importantly, that type of rotational player can be had outside of the first round entirely.
I don’t think many people would disagree about listed free safety as one of our top defensive needs. Bobby McCain is coming off of an injury shortened season. Before he was injured, he was having a rough transition to free safety. He got abused in coverage in five of his nine games played in 2019, allowing passer ratings of 139.6, 144.6, 104.2, 118.8, and 158.3.
At the time he signed his current contract, McCain was made the highest-paid slot corner in the NFL and he’s barely played the position since then. Not only would drafting a free safety likely improve upon McCain’s mediocre performance at the position last year, it would allow McCain to return to the position that earned him his contract. Given that the nickel defense is essentially the base defense these days, improving both free safety and nickel corner with one draft pick could improve our defense significantly.
The other needs listed above barely require commenting. Quarterback and offensive line lead our needs by a country mile, and both will almost certainly be addressed early. We need better running back talent to improve on our league-worst rushing in 2019. It’s not a question of if we will draft a running back, but rather when.
Many pundits and fans expect we’ll address the position in the first or second round. Much like my position on drafting a quarterback, I’ve talked to death (even by my standards) about how I feel about drafting running backs in the first round. Some will note the value of using the 26th pick to secure a fifth year option, but I’m not convinced. That fifth year option is just as valuable or more valuable at another position.
Moreover, when was the last time the Dolphins re-signed a running back? Not just a rookie--any running back? Frank Gore, Kenyan Drake, Jay Ajayi, Damien Williams, Lamar Miller, and Reggie Bush were all productive backs in the past decade who we let walk or actively traded away. You have to go all the way back to Ronnie Brown and Ricky Wiliams to find backs who received offers after their initial contracts with the Dolphins, and in both their cases we only gave them another year. Sure, this is a different front office, but that’s a trend that’s been true of this team through multiple front offices, and I’ve seen no indication that it’s likely to change.
Like with linebacker, I see tight end as a position where our depth could improve and wouldn’t be surprised to see us take a flyer late or jump on somebody we like in the middle rounds, but I don’t expect it to be a priority.
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WHAT ARE PERPETUAL CONTRACTS

WHAT ARE PERPETUAL CONTRACTS

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The topic of this post is "Perpetual Contract".
A perpetual contract is a financial derivatives product normally referred to as "Cryptocurrency Futures". It is similar to spot and futures trading, but is clearly different from the spot and has the following unique characteristics.

1. NO MATURITY NOR SETTLEMENT DATE

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Unlike futures contracts where spot transactions must occur at some point, a perpetual contract has no maturity date or daily settlement. There is also no need for rollover costs when extending the contract. This is in contrast to spot trading, which requires immediate settlement and has the advantage of allowing you to liquidate your assets when you want them. For futures contracts, futures and spot prices meet at maturity, but a perpetual contract has no settlement date, so there is always a gap between futures and spot prices. To close this gap, the mark price and funding mechanism are used. Traders must trade in consideration of the funding cost or the funding revenue incurred every eight hours.

2. DUAL PRICE MODEL
The dual price model, which consists of Mark Price and Last Traded Price, is one of the mechanisms to link futures and spot market prices. It also protects traders from despiteful damages caused by market manipulation, lack of liquidity or deviations from spot and futures prices, and limits the creation of an unfair environment.

3. UP TO 100:1 LEVERAGE
A perpetual contract allows you to trade with up to 100x leverage. A perpetual contract offers a much wider range of leverage, compared to the leverage offered by spot margin or futures trading, which is 3 to 5 times and 5 to 20 times, respectively. This allows traders to manage their portfolio in a variety of ways, at any time to adjust the leverage and margin of open positions, and to provide flexible risk management.

4. AUTO-DELEVERAGING (CONTRACT LOSS MECHANISM)
The cryptocurrency market has large price volatility and positions can be liquidated. One might question who would cover the contract loss during liquidation. Originally, the loss should be covered by the insurance fund; however, if the loss is beyond the ability of the insurance fund, the auto-deleveraging will liquidate traders of opposite positions in the order of high profit and high risk.

In the upcoming posts, we will take a closer look at the characteristics mentioned above.

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Anyone else getting wrecked on low vol and all this not QE?

I am literally getting wrecked in the anal. It's blown wide open. I won't close out the trade thinking that vol will return. I know it will but it's blown so wide open, the breeze comes out of my ears from my anal
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Retooling portfolio for long term (thoughts)

Long story short, I took risks on SPCE, LK, AMRN, CGC to go along with mutual funds, AAPL, NVDA, FB and others. I bet big on the AMRN case and lost. It was my second biggest holding to AAPL. LK was around my 5th largest position. So two 70% drops in three trading days. I was up a good portion on all those and not only let my greed take over, I was afraid of the capital gains all at once (I wanted to adjust early in the coronavirus cycle).
My thoughts now are to wait for a hopefully mini-pop to take out all AMRN, most LK, most SPCE and most CGC.
My portfolio is now cut in half from my peak in February. I’m actually into margin a bit now as I wanted to buy certain stocks I believe in near (what I think will be) lows.
I want to restructure my holdings in both my active trading account and my rollover to only have exposure to the following:
AAPL, MSFT, NVDA, FB, AIG, AAL while keeping a little SPCE, LK (I don’t think China let’s them go to zero, not Enron, it’s China) and adding DIS (once it hits $70) and TSLA (once it drops anywhere in the $200’s). This includes selling all mutual funds (roughly 25% of my portfolio).
I’m 37. I cut my teeth buying into 2008 and making good money from that recession. Gave a lot of it back in this one. Became complacent and aggressive all at once.
This way, I can also rollover capital losses for years to come while my portfolio rebuilds.
Thoughts? Advice? I would really appreciate a second, third and fourth opinion.
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Offseason with Cidolfus: Building the Defense

Building the Defense

It’s Super Bowl weekend, and with the old adage “defense wins championships” in mind, it’s time to turn to how we can improve the other side of the ball. That shouldn’t be too hard, as it would be difficult to be worse than we were in 2019. Last week, I outlined multiple different options for positions and also specific players we might target to bolster the offense to the tune of a high-end cost of $40 million in 2020 salary cap charge. That leaves us with at least just north of $60 million left to spend on other positions.
The structure of this entry will be very similar to last week’s. I expect our free agency strategy to be similar on both sides of the ball, and to that end I expect we will try to address as many of our major issues in free agency to give ourselves greater flexibility in the draft. However, I do not expect that we will spend all of our available effective cap space. Instead, I’m projecting a similar high end cost of about $40 million, leaving us with a significant chunk of change in rollover cap for 2021.
If you missed last week or any other week of this series, see below for links:

Possible Free Agent Targets

Last year, the Dolphins liked to show multiple different looks up front to confuse offenses. We often had multiple players standing up at or near the line to disguise our intentions. This was likely not just a strategy to mask weaknesses in our front (although that was certainly part of it), and I expect that this kind of fluidity will continue to be a big part of our defensive scheme. What that ultimately means is that we should expect that the front office will value players capable of playing different roles, especially on the front seven.
Aside from a drastic need for a true pass-rushing threat, our options at defense are more flexible than they are on offense. In general, though, I think we can expect that we’ll target a premier 4-3 defensive end or 3-4 outside linebacker. Don’t rule out a free safety to facilitate a return to slot corner for Bobby McCain. Other than that, though, we’ll take talent wherever we can get it. Let’s start with the obvious.

What We Need to Improve

We’re looking to improve our pass rush, and while 3-4 outside linebackers and 4-3 defensive ends are the most common positions to find that from by far, guys move around a lot, especially in our scheme, and we just want to get players who find their way to the quarterback, regardless of where they’re generating that pressure from. As a result, the following list of players includes those at multiple positions up front on defense.
A note, Pass Rushing Productivity (PRP) is a PFF stat measuring pressure on a per snap basis with a weighting towards sacks. It’s basically the opposite of their Pass Blocking Efficiency stat. To provide some context, the best PRP recorded for 2019 during the regular season for a player who rushed any meaningful number of snaps was Za’Darius Smith’s score of 10.6 on 512 pass rushing snaps.
Similarly, Run Stop Percentage is a PFF stat measuring the number of tackles made against the run that constituted a loss (no gain or negative yards). As a point of comparison, the highest grade in 2019 for a defensive player with over 200 snaps against the run was Mike Purcell’s 14.3. Davon Godchaux finished with a 9.0, good for 38th among defensive interior defenders.

Defensive Ends

Before we jump into other free agent targets, like we examined our offensive line last week, let’s take a look at our defensive line and linebackers through the 2019 season. Headed into the year, we knew that our defensive end depth was going to be dire. In the previous offseason, we had jettisoned the three players at defensive end who had played the most snaps for us (Cameron Wake, Robert Quinn, and Andre Branch) and had made no move to replace any of them until the trade that never materialized for Jadeveon Clowney.
The group we ended up trotting out throughout the season didn’t inspire confidence. Charles Harris continued to be basically invisible. Taco Charlton got a lot of attention for his sacks early, but he crashed back down to earth when the reality that his sacks constituted most of his total pressures (which is absolutely not sustainable) settled in. Both of them ended up being healthy scratches multiple times at the end of the season. Charles Harris posted a dismal 3.4 pass rushing productivity grade in 2019 (six hits and eight hurries on 215 pass rushing snaps); Charlton posted a marginally better (but still poor) 4.9 grade on 231 snaps with four sacks, two hits, and 11 hurries.
Third on the list was Avery Moss, and if your reaction to that name is “Who?” your reaction is totally appropriate. In 348 total defensive snaps, Moss logged three hurries and no other pressures, good for a pass rushing productivity grade of 1.0, third worst in the league among all ends and linebackers (admittedly ahead of a bunch of players tied for last who scored 0.0 with no pressures).

Defensive Interior

With Davon Godchaux and Christian Wilkins leading this group, I don’t expect that the defensive interior is a position group that we’ll invest heavily in during free agency or come April in the draft. While our defense as a whole struggled against the run (allowing 4.5 yards per carry, 10th worst in the league), that was no fault of our defensive interior. As noted above, Godchaux posted a 9.0 run stop percentage, which is great. Wilkins logged in at 7.6, tied with names such as Ndamukong Suh and Ed Oliver.
Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about their ability to generate pressure up the middle. Godchaux posted only a 3.1 pass rushing productivity grade in 2019 logging two sacks, five hits, and eleven hurries on 321 pass rushing snaps, good for 118th out of 197 defensive interior linemen. Wilkins was a bit better at 5.0 with two sacks, two hits, and 26 hurries on 322 pass rushing snaps, good for 46th.
The third man in rotation, John Jenkins, posted a 3.5 pass rushing productivity grade and an 8.0 run stop percentage, so he fits right into the mold of our defensive interior. Nothing about this trio screams that they need a replacement, and below you’ll see there’s really only one player on the defensive interior that I mention as potentially worthwhile. Maybe.

Linebackers

We rotated linebackers a lot this year. Jerome Baker was on the field for 96.51% of our defensive snaps, second highest among all players behind Eric Rowe. Behind Baker at linebacker, though, Sam Eguavoen and Vince Biegel came in at 55.46% and 55.90% respectively. Raekwon McMillan came in fourth at 46.06%.
Entering the 2019 season, Baker was expected to be a young, exciting leader for our defense after a solid performance in his rookie season. By PFF’s metrics, at least, he definitely hit his sophomore slump. His run stop percentage was 6.9, good for 81st of 173 linebackers. His pass rushing productivity, 6.6, was good for 91st of 150. He posted a 58.9 coverage grade on 480 snaps, allowing 78.1% of receptions for 11.1 yards per reception, two touchdowns, and one interception (a 106.8 passer rating allowed). That coverage grade was 86th of 179 linebackers who took coverage snaps. Moreover, Baker was abused in coverage as he was targeted 64 times and allowed 50 receptions. His best grade (80.9) was in tackling where he logged 94 tackles and 24 assists with only eight missed tackles. Make no mistake, Baker was a tackling machine.
I wish the same could be said of Eguavoen, who despite playing 621 snaps had only 24 tackles, 11 assists, and seven misses (that’s whiffing on a whopping 16.67% of your attempted tackles), but what it really says to me as that Eguavoen, despite being on the field for more than half of our defensive snaps just wasn’t around the ball. He also allowed a 92.8 passer rating in his 156 coverage snaps.
Biegel was by far our highest-graded linebacker with a 69.8 overall grade. Biegel was all right both as a pass rusher (6.3 pass rushing productivity) and in run defense (6.1 run stop percentage), but he really shined dropping pass coverage. Biegel allowed only three receptions for 24 yards and an interception on four targets. That might not sound so great, except he was only targeted four times on 71 snaps in coverage, which is pretty great.
McMillan was our best run defender at the linebacker position this year, logging a 76.9 grade on 290 run defense snaps. On only 516 snaps, he racked up 53 tackles, fifteen assists, and 10 missed tackles. Unfortunately, he was next to useless in pass rush for the second year in a row, only being used on 47 pass rushing snaps and logging a total of six pressures. He wasn’t targeted often when he dropped back into pass coverage (179 pass coverage snaps), but when he was he got burnt bad. McMillan allowed 13 receptions on 15 targets for 190 yards (15.6 yards per reception) and an NFL passer rating of 118.8.
There’s a lot of youth at this group, but right now it really looks like Jerome Baker is the only one whose role isn’t rotational. It’s likely Biegel returns this year as discussed in a previous entry, but it’s worth keeping in mind that McMillan is a free agent in 2021 and Baker follows the year after. We badly need to improve our pass rush, and it wouldn’t hurt together another linebacker who has a broad skillset and can move around the field to help our defense give different looks without telegraphing too much what we plan to do based on who is being in. Some of you might see where I’m going with this note in particular already.

Linemen and Linebackers

So, with a look at our current personnel in mind, who’s out there who we might go after?
Arik Armstead (DE)
It certainly helps to have a DPOY candidate on the opposite side of the line, and Armstead is going to get a lot of looks for exploding in his fifth year in the league with 13 sacks, 9 hits, and 47 hurries opposite Nick Bosa--all career highs and most not by small margins. It’s extremely unlikely we would be able to pair Armstead with a comparable talent to Bosa, but he’s an enormous upgrade over anyone currently on our roster and likely won’t break the bank to the same degree several players on this list might.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 90.0 88.5 52.8 76.1 70.6 857 296 557 4 13 9 47 69 8.0 7.2
2018 74.8 78.3 56.5 68.2 52.4 608 279 328 1 3 8 26 37 6.4 6.6
2017 70.1 66.0 63.0 70.6 60.8 304 142 158 4 1 1 13 15 5.5 5.7
The 49ers aren’t exactly flush with cap space, although they have plenty of contracts they could shed should they want to free up space to retain Armstead next year. Through most of his career with the 49ers, Armstead has had a more limited role on offense, but in that time he’s been stout both as a pass rusher and in run defense. You’ll note that his tackling grade is pretty low, but you’ll also see that’s pretty common among defensive ends and outside linebackers in particular.
Shaquil Barrett (OLB)
Speaking of players who stepped the hell up in 2019, Shaquil Barrett’s 20 sack season definitely comes to mind. He played well in Denver in a more limited roll before his career best season in Tampa this year, but he’s graded pretty consistently with PFF across his career.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 76.6 71.1 57.8 82.0 61.0 889 253 579 57 20 18 44 82 9.4 5.7
2018 76.1 77.1 56.3 72.5 57.1 276 112 127 37 3 4 6 13 6.8 8.4
2017 82.6 78.7 71.1 79.4 61.3 664 264 324 76 4 10 29 43 7.5 7.8
Realistically speaking, Barrett isn’t likely to hit free agency. While the Buccaneers have several big-name free agents to worry about this offseason, Barrett likely hits the top of their list. By all reports, he wants to be back in Tampa and Arians has made it clear that he “ain’t going anywhere”. The Bucs have the cap space to back it up as well. It seems likely that the Bucs bring back Winston with the franchise tag, though, so there’s the off chance that Barrett can’t work out a deal to stay in Tampa. If he hits free agency, he should be a top target.
Jadeveon Clowney (OLB)
Clowney reportedly didn’t want to come to Miami as part of the trade that eventually shipped Kenny Stills and Laremy Tunsil to the Texans this offseason after the Texans infamously botched the handling of the franchise tag on him. After a rough start early in his career marred hampered by injuries, Clowney has been a solid edge presence in the league and one of the best run defending pass rushers over the past several seasons (just take a look at the run stop percentage).
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 80.8 77.4 32.4 76.7 87.5 712 207 482 23 4 11 43 58 6.5 9.3
2018 88.0 91.2 61.2 78.8 87.2 967 323 613 31 9 12 42 63 6.2 9.9
2017 75.4 81.1 56.4 74.7 58.7 895 348 526 21 8 14 42 64 7.4 8.3
It’s possible that Clowney’s reluctance to come to Miami was because of the position of the franchise at the time or if he just genuinely doesn’t want to come here at all. Like Barrett, it’s unlikely that Clowney hits free agency--he’s perhaps Seattle’s most important impending free agent, and they can likely afford to pay him.
Bud Dupree (OLB)
Dupree is yet another pass rusher poised to head into free agency coming off of a career season, and the Steelers are another team who already need to make some cuts on their roster to be able to afford their rookie contracts. They have several options to make that happen, and it’s likely that they make the moves to make that happen. The organization from owner Art Rooney to head coach Mike Tomlin are in agreement that re-signing Dupree is the Steeler’s first offseason priority.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 77.7 75.0 44.0 76.3 50.5 980 390 542 48 13 8 30 51 6.3 8.2
2018 60.4 65.0 61.8 61.0 67.0 869 300 469 100 6 8 32 46 5.9 3.5
2017 55.4 53.5 41.8 60.8 55.6 850 341 371 138 6 1 35 42 6.8 6.0
I won’t spend too much more effort going into Dupree as an option as he’s likely not going to be available. As of early last month, it was reported that the Steelers are open to using the franchise tag to retain Dupree if they can’t agree to an extension, so it’s unlikely he makes it to free agency.
Dante Fowler Jr. (OLB)
Unlike Clowney and Barrett, Fowler’s a free agent who actually has a good chance at hitting the open market. The Rams find themselves in a position where their previous salary cap spending is finally catching up to them, and with shy of $15 million in salary cap space and lacking many options to reduce the salary cap commitments in 2020, retaining Fowler will be a tall order.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 72.1 75.1 40.2 73.4 49.3 880 313 507 60 15 3 49 67 8.7 6.8
2018 66.8 60.1 31.8 68.4 71.6 765 254 480 31 6 6 34 46 6.1 5.0
2017 56.5 51.7 59.5 66.3 59.3 581 114 452 15 11 4 31 46 6.9 5.2
Like Armstead, Fowler’s 2019 season and his fifteen sacks are likely to boost his value on the open market. It’s the closest he’s gotten to reaching star potential, but his inconsistency in prior years suggests that perhaps buyer should beware. He’s only a year removed from signing a one-year, $12 million prove it deal with the Rams, though, and while he performed well, he’s not the kind of player who’s likely to challenge the top end of the market for one year of work. That’s not to say that he’ll be cheap.
One of the biggest upsides for Fowler, however, is his age. At 25, he’s one of the youngest players on this list. I imagine we’d have to prefer a guy like Clowney who’s only a year older and has been more consistent over the past few seasons, but at 25 there’s plenty of reason to believe there’s growth yet remaining for Fowler to tap into.
Matt Judon (OLB)
This story should start to sound pretty familiar by now. Judon has been a productive pass rusher for the Ravens the past few seasons, putting up 27 sacks in the past three seasons. He’s also probably the Ravens’s number one free agency priority headed into 2020, and use of the franchise tag has been floated, but he’s gotten better and better as a pass rusher over the past few years without being a liability against the run.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 69.2 59.3 38.3 77.0 51.4 837 274 450 113 10 25 28 63 8.9 8.5
2018 66.9 71.3 61.7 71.3 55.6 728 234 366 128 8 18 2147 7.7 6.1
2017 68.2 59.1 71.1 59.3 89.6 787 285 333 169 9 8 18 35 6.8 7.2
The likelihood that Judon makes it to free agency is pretty low, but if he does make it to free agency, he’s exactly the type of guy we could target.
Shaq Lawson (DE)
Similar to Fowler, there’s Shaq Lawson out of Buffalo who just hasn’t lived up to his draft stock but is still young enough that you might believe he’s got room left to grow. The Bills declined to pick up Lawson’s fifth year option last offseason, so he heads into 2020 a free agent coming off of a season that saw career highs in both sacks (7) and total pressures (40).
Like the Bucs and the Seahawks, the Bills definitely have the cap space to keep Lawson if they so choose, but it’s unclear whether they will. No doubt after their playoff run the Bills are looking at many of the same free agents gracing this list and, with $80 million in cap space of their own to spend, they may look to upgrade from Lawson, especially since he’s been used in rotation his whole career.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 67.9 61.8 29.0 68.7 62.8 520 210 298 12 7 14 19 40 8.6 8.6
2018 76.5 81.1 81.6 65.0 57.8 440 208 220 12 4 8 11 20 6.8 5.9
2017 65.3 74.1 81.6 56.1 59.7 436 186 245 5 4 2 12 18 4.8 7.7
Lawson’s a decent candidate for the kind of player we might offer a more modest, short-term contract and see if he can improve with a change of scenery. If we strike out on bigger names in free agency, picking up Lawson and maybe another cheaper guy on the list to round out or defensive end depth alongside another edge rusher with one of our first five picks in the draft isn’t the worst strategy.
Yannick Ngakoue (DE)
The Jaguars enter 2020 over the projected salary cap and with a couple moves to quickly get under it. Once again, Ngakoue has been identified as his team’s number one off-season priority, and with Marcell Dareus and Calais Campbell as the most obvious cap casualties on the Jaguars roster, it would make sense that they’d like to use those savings to keep Ngakoue who tallied eight or more sacks each season of his career.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 72.0 51.6 30.0 77.5 86.9 791 288 489 14 8 10 32 50 6.3 7.6
2018 73.1 60.0 29.9 76.8 59.2 766 256 497 13 10 24 30 64 8.1 2.8
2017 81.0 55.3 76.2 88.2 71.5 920 310 586 24 14 15 53 82 9.5 1.8
Earlier in his career, Ngakoue was a liability against the run, but that’s improved, and the value of a guy who has averaged 65.33 pressures and 10.67 sacks in the past three seasons is huge. Throw in the fact that he’s only 25, and if Ngakoue makes it past the franchise tag, he’ll be one of the top edge rushers on the market. As established, though, that’s a big if.
Emmanuel Ogbah (DE)
Speaking of depth to add at the position, Emmanuel Ogbah is exactly the type of guy we could look to pair with a player like Lawson and a rookie. Before a pectoral injury ended Ogbah’s season, his six sacks led the Chiefs. In 2019 with the Chiefs, Ogbah was on pace for a career year, already nearly matching his total pressures from the prior year in only half as many sacks.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 70.1 67.4 57.9 62.6 69.2 410 150 251 9 6 4 17 27 7.0 10.6
2018 57.7 67.7 65.4 51.4 58.1 806 296 496 14 3 4 24 31 3.7 4.2
2017 64.0 66.5 68.2 60.5 57.1 462 192 268 2 4 3 14 21 4.9 9.2
Ogbah’s young, the Chiefs probably don’t re-sign him, and his contract will likely be reasonable. He’s not a name that’s going to inspire much excitement, but he’s likely an upgrade nonetheless. We shouldn’t overpay for a guy who’s only really put it together for a single season, but I can’t see Ogbah’s price going too high here.
Kyle Van Noy (OLB)
Van Noy has improved year after year since arriving in New England in 2016 from Detroit. He’s on the older side of this list, but is also one of the more likely players to make it to free agency at the top end of the spectrum. Flores’s connection to the Patriots makes this an easy connection, but I said the same about Trey Flowers last year, and we didn’t appear to make much of an effort on that front.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 84.2 83.7 62.3 72.1 76.1 875 319 464 92 8 9 43 60 7.7 7.3
2018 70.3 66.0 63.1 67.2 67.3 1128 347 342 439 7 9 31 47 6.7 6.4
2017 58.9 56.2 61.1 57.6 60.1 894 317 227 350 8 3 15 26 6.7 6.3
What Van Noy really brings to the table is his ability to drop back into coverage. It’s something that he did much less in 2019 than he did in prior years, but he still has far more snaps in coverage than others listed here. That flexibility is extremely valuable in the type of defense that we run, and that could make Van Noy a top target. He’s a guy that does everything, averaging 7.67 sacks per season the last six years and 37.67 tackles constituting a loss or no gain. He’s everywhere on the field for the New England defense, and the Dolphins could use a three-down linebacker type of guy like that to pair with Baker.
After playing on a two-year, $11.75 million contract for New England, it’s likely that Van Noy is looking for a payday. None of Van Noy’s numbers are particularly gaudy, he’s just consistently good across the board at pretty much everything, especially over the last two seasons. It’s unclear how much of a payday Van Noy will actually get or how many teams will be in on the bidding.
Leonard Williams (DE)
It sounds like Williams may find himself on the business end of the franchise tag come free agency as the Giants try to hammer out a long-term agreement to keep him after he was traded to them from the Jets.
Year Defensive Run Defense Tackling Pass Rush Coverage Total Snaps Run Defense Pass Rush Coverage Sacks Hits Hurries Total PRP Run Stop %
2019 70.6 74.2 56.5 66.2 58.6 732 263 466 3 1 19 28 48 5.8 7.0
2018 78.0 77.8 46.9 71.4 58.7 866 323 541 2 6 16 31 53 5.8 7.0
2017 75.3 71.9 46.9 66.7 72.8 877 368 503 6 3 17 26 46 5.3 6.8
Williams wants to be paid like one of the top 3-4 Defensive Ends in the NFL, and that’s why the Jets traded him in the first place. In 2019, he put up his fewest sacks of his career (only one), but his total pressures were consistent with the rest of his career (which has always floated around 50 total pressures per season).
Ultimately, that’s the story of Williams’s career so far: not elite, but consistently very good. Just look at the last three columns above: he’s been remarkably consistent in total pressures, pass rushing productivity, and run stop percentage for the past three seasons. He’s graded remarkably consistently as well. You know what you’re getting with the guy, and what we’d be getting would be another consistent player to put on our defensive interior with Godchaux and Wilkins.
That said, I don’t expect that Williams is someone the Dolphins will seriously target, but he’s one of the bigger names on the market, so he at least requires mentioning. I’m not sure whether Williams fits into our hybrid defense, as he’s not the kind of guy we’re likely to move around much, and with both Godchaux and Wilkins already on the defensive interior, I expect that if we’re going to add a guy who figures more into a 3-4 front like Williams, it’s more likely to be someone who we’d expect to spend time at nose tackle.

Safety

Another position we might try to address in free agency is safety. There’s been discussion that we’d like to move Bobby McCain back to slot corner. That would certainly make sense as his performance at that position was what earned him his contract extension in the first place, and with Minkah Fitzpatrick gone if we could find another solution at free safety, that would pave the way for McCain’s return to the position.
Tre Boston
Boston has bounced around the league the past few seasons, but he’s consistently been one of the best coverage safeties in the NFL, posting grades of 90.6, 78.2, and 89.0 in the last three seasons with three different teams. He posted his worst year in run defense with Carolina this year (36.8), but he’s graded much more consistently as a run defender in the prior five seasons.
Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix
Ha-Ha will likely be a more expensive option. He performed well in Chicago after signing a one-year prove it deal. He’s graded consistently well over the past three seasons with three different teams and provides the type of flexibility that Flores prizes in the secondary.
Anthony Harris
Harris was an absolute stud for Minnesota this year and has been consistently very good for the past three seasons. His gaudy seven interceptions and five passes broken up will get everyone’s attention in a contract year, but in the past two seasons finally seeing significant starting time with the Vikings Harris has stepped up big time, and he’ll likely get the contract to reflect it.
Harris could end up costing as much as Byron Jones, and given the Vikings cap situation, keeping him will be difficult. It’s likely he makes big money on the open market.
Jimmie Ward
Like Harris, expect Jimmie Ward to seek a big payday after putting up a great 2019 season. Unlike Harris, Ward hasn’t been as consistent. Last year he allowed more yards and touchdowns on less than half as many coverage snaps. Given that the NFL is a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately league, though, teams may have blinders to Ward’s up-and-down performance prior to 2019 and pay him based on this year alone believing he’ll keep the mojo going. I’m not so confident and expect Ward will be paid more than he’s truly worth. If you’re going to go top end at safety, go for Harris.

Cornerback

Given that we’re already paying Xavien Howard massive corner money, I don’t expect that we’re going to invest heavily in a free agent cornerback. Especially since Nik Needham came along much better than expected at the end of the season in Howard’s absence. That said, it wouldn’t be completely out of the question to try and build a defense around a stud cornerback duo.
If that’s the path we decide to pursue, though, I think our options are going big or go home. If you’re not going for the immediate upgrade, we may as well roll into 2020 as is at the position. So if we do target anyone here, it’s got to be because we’ve whiffed on landing a major pass-rushing presence in free agency. And if we’re left looking for a way to improve our defense and the cash to spend in the short-term, we could do a lot worse than pairing Xavien Howard with Byron Jones.
It’s going to be difficult, but not impossible, for the Cowboys to retain Byron Jones. They’ve got a good chunk of cap space, but that’s going to disappear quickly when they’re looking at players like Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper, Robert Quinn, and Byron Jones. Something’s gotta give, and all signs point to Jones being the odd man out.
Frankly, Jones and Howard likely immediately becomes the best corner tandem in the NFL for the next couple seasons, and we’ve all seen how you can build a defense from the secondary with a rookie quarterback and find a lot of success. That said, I don’t know that our front office could swallow objections to paying what would likely be $30 million APY between two corners.

What I Want to See

While my recommended strategy on offense was to aggressively pursue multiple free agents on the offensive line, I’m not quite so bullish about defense. It should be apparent by now given how often I keep hedging about it that I do not expect that the majority of free agent edge rushers will actually make it to free agency this year. Reports around the league appear to suggest that teams with top edge rushing talent are treating the position like quarterback and are prepared to make sacrifices elsewhere on the roster to keep that talent in house. Can’t say that I blame them.
What that ultimately means for the Dolphins in 2020 is that I expect we’re more likely to have an opportunity to go after guys like Lawson or Ogbah to round out depth at the position rather than pursuing a more premier name like Ngakoue or Clowney. Given our dire need at the position, though, that might actually be the better strategy. If we could pick up Lawson and Ogbah combined at or close to the price that Ngakoue or Clowney would cost on their own and then also draft a defensive end or outside linebacker higher in the draft, that might be the best way to transform our edge rush.
Ideally, though, I’d like to see us target Van Noy. I know that whenever a new coaching staff comes in, it’s really easy to mock players from their previous team to them in free agency, but it’s not always a bad strategy. Van Noy’s skill set matches our needs so perfectly, it’s hard not to be excited about pursuing him as an option because of the flexibility that he brings to our linebacking corps. Picking up Van Noy and a guy like Ogbah or Lawson and drafting another edge rusher high in the draft likely doesn’t bring in the kind of destructive pass-rushing presence that’s good for perennial double-digit sacks, but there’s the potential that those three alone would combine for 20+ sacks, and our whole team only put up 23 sacks the entire season.
More importantly, you can probably get Van Noy and Ogbah/Lawson combined for under $24 million in salary cap charge for 2020. That still leaves a whopping $36 million in cash to spend in free agency, which gives the team flexibility to go after a premier guy in the secondary to add to the mix, leaving us flexible to pursue a guy like Anthony Harris or Byron Jones. Wouldn’t that be something? You could potentially fit all three of those guys under $40 million in total salary cap cost and still roll over $20 million into 2021. You could comfortably sign Tre Boston or Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix to start at safety for us and still be able to move Bobby McCain over to the slot as well.
Realistically, though, we’re just not going to hit on every free agent we want. There are going to be other teams in the mix, and while I think Miami will be a popular free agent destination in 2020, we’re not going to win every battle. I’d consider getting Van Noy and another mid-tier rusher and then some high-upside, low-cost signings to be a major win for the defense in 2020. In that case, we just roll over a little more into next year.
That said, I don’t suspect that our goal is to roll loads and loads of cap over into 2021 and beyond. Obviously we need to worry about keeping enough to re-sign our own talent, but, as I discussed in the comments of my last post, our future free agents over the next few years isn’t exactly a who’s-who of players we absolutely need to retain.
Year Player Position
2021 Daniel Kilgore C
2021 Raekwon McMillan LB
2021 Davon Godchaux DT
2022 Mike Gesicki TE
2022 Jerome Baker LB
2023 Bobby McCain S
2023 Eric Rowe S
2023 Christian Wilkins DT
Most of the contracts we sign in 2020 are going to have outs built in by 2023. I don’t see us keeping Kilgore long term, but if we do, he won’t be expensive to re-sign after next year. McMillan is a good run defender, but unless he steps up big in 2020, I don’t see him getting a major pay day. Godchaux, Gesicki, and Baker are the most important to retain, but even if we were to sign and keep all of the players I’ve recommended through 2021 and 2022, we’re still looking at having $50 million in salary cap space in 2021 and about as much in 2022 (obviously depending on how the new CBA shapes the salary cap), and then beginning in 2023 we start having outs on our bigger contracts and by 2024 when our 2020 rookies are entering their last seasons on rookie deals, most of our big-name players are coming to the end of their major deals.
Obviously we can’t afford to be this aggressive year after year, but a spending spree in 2020 to completely change the team doesn’t have to result in a poor cap situation moving forward unless we compound it with bad decisions. The Dolphins ate so much dead money in 2019 exactly so we could afford to make moves like this, so I say we should expect Grier to be true to his word: “We'll be aggressive in free agency. We're not going to sit back and not do anything. We're going to be very proactive and try and get this turned quickly.”

The Draft

So where does this leave us for the draft? As I suggested last week, I expect that we’re going to use at least our fifth overall pick (and possibly more) to grab our quarterback of the future in 2020. I’m assuming that we’ll have at least two first round picks in 2020 and one of them will be quarterback, and that we’ll have at least one (and probably two) of our second round picks this year as well. If we pick up Van Noy and either Ogbah or Lawson as I suggested, I expect that with our later first round pick we’ll address either tackle or defensive end, depending on whichever is better. In the second round, we likely need to address whichever of the two got past us in the first.
If we can manage to sit still at five and still get our quarterback of the future, ideally we’d address QB, OT, and DE/OLB with our first three picks. Grab a running back in the second or third, and then I feel pretty comfortable being flexible with our other draft picks. If we haven’t also signed a new safety, you keep an eye open for one who’s good in coverage, but really I think we’ve got a good road map that will allow us to slot in immediate answers to some of our most pressing needs through free agency while leaving us mostly flexible to draft the best talent that falls to us through most of the draft.
Being real, though, so long as we get a quarterback of the future, I’m not sure I personally care very much how many other holes we manage to address through the draft. We’ve still got four picks in the first two rounds in 2021. With Fitzpatrick set to start in 2020, there’s no rush to start whoever we draft right away. Nobody expects us to be contenders in 2020, and while it would be great to turn everything around and push for a wildcard spot next year, I’d be content with showing the foundations for the future.
The way I see it, there’s time to build our defense. Getting our quarterback of the future and locking up an average to above-average offensive line that can keep him upright enough that he can grow is absolutely the first priority for this team. The rest doesn’t need to be there right away.

That’s All Folks!

It’s been a pleasure writing these this year, all. I’m more excited for the possibilities that next season holds than I have been for a long time, but I’m also emotionally fortified to watch it all come crashing down because that’s been our luck as long as I’ve been old enough to care.
I’ll return to this series as time permits and news necessitates, but I hope to have at least one more entry some time after the major first push of free agency and before the draft and then again after the draft, but this is the last scheduled entry. I hope everyone enjoys the Super Bowl tomorrow, and here’s to hoping Zach Thomas makes the Hall tonight.
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Perpetual futures were a new concept two years ago, but they have since become more mainstream. While BitMEX’s perpetual futures are the best-known, competitors like Bybit have been making perpetual futures increasingly mainstream. Perpetual futures contracts are contracts with no set expiry date. They “rollover” perpetually. Bybit offers perpetual futures contracts with up to 100:1 leverage.
Another unique thing about Bybit is that the exchange allows users to trade in total anonymity. As long as you have a verified email address or phone number, you’ll have no issue making trades on Bybit. No KYC verification is required or even available. As far as we can tell, there are no limits on the value of trades you can make with an unverified account.
Bybit was founded in 2018 with the goal of providing cryptocurrency derivatives trading, including perpetual contracts. The platform caters to both individual retail clients and professional derivatives traders. As of 2019, Bybit claims to have 24-hour trading volume exceeding $500 million USD and over 100,000 registered users.
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As with other exchanges with minimal regulations, Bybit discloses little information about its team. We know the exchange is headquartered in Singapore and registered in the British Virgin Islands, for example. We also know the names of certain employees and the CEO, which is more information than we get from other exchanges. Bybit certainly isn’t the most transparent exchange out there, but it’s more transparent than many of its shady alternatives. Bybit is led by CEO Ben Zhou, and you can view additional employee info at Bybit’s LinkedIn page.
In the screenshot above, we’ve set the percentage at which we’re willing to take profit as 50% of the trading value. Bybit automatically shows you the expected profit in BTC. Bybit also shows the expected loss on the screen on the stop loss you have set (in this case, $8800).
You can also make market orders to get an asset at the best available price, or set up conditional orders to set an advanced stop loss for either a limit or market order. With a conditional order, you can post only for a long position or close on the trigger for a short position. Closing the trigger means you have to enter a price at which your order will enter the order book. When the trigger price is reached, the order will be delivered to the order book.
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Founded in 2011, Kraken is a cryptocurrency exchange based in San Francisco, California.
Kraken.com has quickly become one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges and is #1 when it comes to Euro liquidity and volume. Kraken offers Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum trading for its users.
While Kraken is the leader amongst cryptocurrency exchanges that deal in Euros, Kraken also trades in other fiat currencies such as United States Dollars, British Pounds, Japanese Yen, and Canadian Dollars.
This platform allows Kraken customers to utilize margin trading, which as an opening fee of 0.01% and a rollover fee of 0.01% per four hours. For users wishing to open an advanced account, extra criteria must be met. If you are a United States citizen, you’ll need to provide your SSN. If you’re a citizen of Germany or Japan, your account will require additional ID authentication.
Given that the exchange is so popular, it’s only natural that users want to know how to contact Kraken’s customer service team.
Like other exchanges, Kraken has seen a recent surge in new users, which has left their customer support struggling to keep up with increased user inquiries.
As of April 6, 2018, Kraken users can contact the customer support team by submitting a request, using Twitter, or referencing the Kraken support database or frequently asked questions (FAQ) page.

Submit a Request

Users who wish to contact Kraken can submit a request here.
Users select from a list of types of issues, which include the following:

Once selecting an issue type, users have to fill out a number of fields.
For example, for login issues, users have to submit the following:

  1. Their email address
  2. Subject
  3. Explanation of the problem
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  5. Reason for lost access (Lost Two-factor Authentication – 2FA – Device/Forgot 2FA Password, Can’t Reset Password, Locked Account Accidentally, Unsure)
  6. Approximate date of last successful login
  7. Approximate Kraken account balances
  8. Whether the Kraken account is an individual or business account
  9. CAPTCHA anti-spam box
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Here are 100 personal finance terms you should know

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  13. Blue chip
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  18. Certificate of deposit (CD)
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  22. Commission
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  24. Commodities
  25. Compound interest
  26. Credit report
  27. Credit score
  28. Credit utilization
  29. Cryptocurrency
  30. Debt-to-income ratio
  31. Deductible
  32. Default
  33. Deferment
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  35. Depreciation
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  39. Down payment
  40. Emerging markets
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  54. Gross income
  55. Health savings account (HSA)
  56. Index fund
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  58. Inflation
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  67. Money-market account
  68. Mortgage
  69. Mutual fund
  70. Net income
  71. Net worth
  72. Passive management
  73. Power of attorney (POA)
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  76. Private loans
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  78. Recession
  79. Refinance
  80. Registered investment adviser (RIA)
  81. Required minimum distribution (RMD)
  82. Return on investment
  83. Risk tolerance
  84. Robo-adviser
  85. Rollover
  86. Social Security
  87. Standard deduction
  88. Stock
  89. Subsidized loan
  90. Target-date fund
  91. Tax credit
  92. Tax deduction
  93. Tax-deferred
  94. Time horizon
  95. Trust
  96. Unsubsidized loan
  97. Valuation
  98. Vesting
  99. Volatility
  100. Withholding
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