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Jermichael Finley, refuses pay Cut

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Frozen700, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    “I’d have to walk for sure, meaning I couldn’t take a pay cut,” Finley told ESPN.com. “Maybe I’d restructure if it’s a deal that I like and it makes sense, but I’m not the guy that’s just going to sign anything and let anything pass. I’m not that guy. Other than that, taking a pay cut or restructuring doesn’t sound good to me at this time. I like my deal. I start training in Minneapolis tomorrow and I’m more inspired than ever to start next season off right and be the tight end I know I can be. It’s all business at the end of the day. I just love what I do.”

    http://www.packersnews.com/article/...1/130228051/Finley-says-he-won-t-take-pay-cut

    Now here's a threat I wouldn't mind adding. Always was my favorite TE
     
  2. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    Talented for sure, but it seems there was some friction between he and Rodgers..I dont know who's to blame there but I'm not sure if Finley would be a great fit in the locker room.
     
  3. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, his attitude throws up red flags for sure.
     
  4. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Finley has always <looked the part> of a super-star all-world TE.... the problem is he has only rarely played that way.

    You'd think with Rodgers throwing the ball Finley would be putting up 1000 yards receiving a season.
     
  5. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    It wouldn't surprise me if both disgruntled TEs Bennett and Finley switch teams this year, Bennett going to GB as a FA and Finley going to NYG as a FA after getting released.

    Or if ATL Gonzalez does retire, either Finley (assuming he gets released) or Bennett would likely be a target.
     
  6. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Finley has ALWAYS been overrated. It's incredible how much attention this guy gets and his BEST season is only marginally better than Bennett's only season as a starter.
     
  7. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    I see his point. Both sides agreed to his contract, why would he take a pay cut?
     
  8. Shunpike

    Shunpike Well-Known Member

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    Locker room cancer. Pass
     
  9. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I can't stand Finley.

    His little "fin" celebration that he does just about after every catch is probably the most annoying thing I've ever seen.

    The Packers wouldn't take much of a hit in talent to get Bennett even if it was only a slight reduction on the d-bag scale.
     
  10. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I see his point. It's just not a very smart thing to say publicly. Smart call is to say "I'm a team player, I'd consider anything the team needed." And then to refuse a restructure if, on consideration, it wasn't in his interest.
     
  11. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Good scenario.
     
  12. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    He's too inconsistent. He's a good highlight reel player.
     
  13. DCBoysfan

    DCBoysfan Hardwork and Dedication Zone Supporter

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    So Dallas is suppose to pay him starter money to be a backup?
     
  14. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    We all love Witten...

    at this point in his career, if Jermichael was to come to Dallas, and gave no reason to doubt his heart...he would take Wittens spot...

    Sorry
     
  15. durrrr

    durrrr Active Member

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    lol what
     
  16. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    :laugh2: ...no
     
  17. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    I don't know any scenarios that would create a situation where he would be here. Maybe if Witten wasn't able to play at all this coming year but we'd have to know that very soon. Basically never going to happen.
     
  18. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    oh yeah...

    I forgot where I was at.
     
  19. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    When a team is happy with a player's production, but need cap relief, they restructure the contract. When the team isn't happy with his production, they ask him to take a pay cut.
     
  20. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    i have no words...

    :madden:

    Jermichael is false advertisement, tofu, spam, feather pillows with stems, counterfeit anything in China. All he is, is a good youtube video!!!
     

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