Maybe, but not tonight. It would take a few more calls, but the collegiality in the room suggested both sides knew a deal was coming. (Indeed, Blalock would be signed on Sunday for six years, $38 million.)
"Look," said Dogra, "I know you guys take care of your players. We gotta get this done. Justin wants to be there. We're close enough. We're going to get this done."
"Go home, Benny," said Dimitroff. "Do the lotus. Do yoga. Relax. Attack it in the morning." Dimitroff's watch read 1:16. He went back to get some sleep. Four hours of it.
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