I think the silly season has taken a sharp wide receiver turn with vets like Randy Moss, Javon Walker, DJ Hackett, and Larry Fitzgerald in the batch of NFL Free Agency article lately.
And just to add to that growing list, we have the latest on Fitzgerald's starting partner in crime, yes the other WR-Anquan Boldin.
According to profootballtalk.com, once the Arizona Cardinals completed the process of converting Fitzgerald's old contract into a new deal, it would only be a matter of time before AB wanted his.
Throw in the fact that Boldin is represented by Drew Rosenhaus, and the stage is set for Boldin to start making noise about moving on.
So here's what could happen...
According to Adam Schefter of NFL Network, Anquan Boldin could want more money and/or a trade in the wake of Fitzgerald's $10 million-per-year contract.
Per Schefter, some in the Cardinals organization actually regard Boldin as the better wideout. But Boldin will make far, far less than Fitzgerald over the next three seasons -- he's due to earn base salaries of $2.5 million, $2.75 million, $3 million.
Well, the front burner's starting to simmer right now, but it won't be long before the heat brings this situation to full boil.
Another wide receiver's pride being hurt again... not real news if you think about it. The only difference is it's a WR with a different name. Why da heck are receivers so dang mercurial?!?!
Oh yeah, and of course, the link - www.profootballtalk.com/rumormill.htm - had this as the final line of that lil piece:
Possible destinations are Philly, Dallas, and the Redskins.
Again, the stinkin' mediots gotta include America's Team in da mix. Sheesh.
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