But that is what this has come to, rookies get their contracts.....get franchised (yada, yada, yada).....then teams say "hey you're near 30, we can't pay you".
I don't agree with what Owens is doing. The guy signed the contract. Period, end of story. And I agree with the consensus in this case: Either he'll play for the Eagles under his current deal or he won't play in 2005. Eagles proved they didn't need him as they got to the championship w/o him.
But I don't blame the guys that get franchised & then hold out......or rookies that did what Merriman did. Merriman owes SD NOTHING....he hasn't signed with them. So he wants the most money he can get.....don't we all!!?!?!
I don't know if the topic of this thread meant what Merriman did is worse than what T.O. is doing, because IMO it's not by a long long shot. T.O. gave his signature. Merriman hasn't.