If owners want to pay favorites with big contracts SHOULD other players want demand a trade?
I mean if your QB gets $140 million and there is a team out there that HASN'T paid their QB that much yet and is willing to pay you. Why not demand a trade?
The owner made the decision early on that you weren't worth it. So BYE.
- You WrongLv 69 months ago
It used to be that players made very little money. Then one got a big contract and the dominoes began to fall. ANY player getting a huge salary is a good thing for his fellow players. It opens the door a little more.
And when a crappy player like Midget Wilson gets a huge contract the real stars of the league are overjoyed because they know even greater riches will soon be theirs.
- Lonesome RhodesLv 69 months ago
Would you prefer that owners give big contracts to self-involved ghetto trash -- like Antonio Brown, Odious Butthead, or the Bell boy who used to play for Pittsburgh -- than the leader of the offense?
The buck stops with the QB so it stands to reason that he gets more than the other trained animals on the team.
- 9 months ago
Other players could demand a trade but their demands would carry no weight.
- LegFuJohnsonLv 79 months ago
When you become a free agent, you can leave if you want. If you are under contract, then you agreed to your salary already.
The best thing a team can have is a top QB on a cheap contract. The 2nd best thing is a top QB on an expensive one. Seattle is still in better shape than a lot of teams.
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- 9 months ago
Should players ask for trades since teams sign their QB to big contracts? Not sure I follow. And Russell Wilson isn’t really the QB for this argument, he deserved his contract. Guys like Garapollo, Carr, Stafford, etc got similar contracts to Wilson and are far less deserving.