Originally Posted by AbeBeta
All that said, I think that we do want to keep Free but are going to ask him to take a salary cut. Even if he cuts his base down to 2 mill a year, it is likely more than he'll get on the "Free" market -- that would cut 5 and 6 mill off his cap charge in each year
I think the chances are very good that there is discussion concerning Free taking a salary cut.
Given his play he's not going to get any large deals elsewhere.
As of today Doug Free is the 64th rated tackle in the NFL (out of 74) per PFF.