Monday, August 23, 2004
ESPN.com news services
If you think Keenan McCardell is getting itchy to end his lengthy holdout and report to the Buccaneers, think again.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2003 SEASON STATISTICS
Rec Yds TD Avg Long YAC
84 1174 8 14.0 76 324
In fact, on Monday's NFL Live broadcast on ESPN, the receiver said he's so displeased Tampa Bay won't renegotiate his deal that he's willing to sit out the entire 2004 season.
McCardell is scheduled to earn $2.5 million this year and $2.75 million in 2005. But after making 84 catches for 1,174 yards and eight touchdowns last season, the two-time Pro Bowl selection wants to be paid closer to the average salary for No. 1 receivers in the NFL