Brandon Marshall Comments on Current Contract with Jets, Future in NFL

June 5, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall doesn't want to be a salary-cap burden when his current contract expires.  
The team owes Marshall $17 million over the next two years. If the Jets gave him another contract after the 2017 season, he said he wouldn't want to "steal" from the team, per Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media:
Some players, they know they don't got it anymore and their heart is not in it, and they still take the money. That's taking advantage of your team. I get that it's a business and get everything you want, but you've still got to hold yourself accountable and be accountable to your teammates. When I no longer have it, I'll walk away.
The six-time Pro Bowler just turned 32 years old on March 23 and has not made the playoffs in his career. Despite that, Marshall had one of the best seasons of his 10-year career with the Jets in 2015, catching 109 passes for 1,502 yards.
He's fifth among active receivers in yards now that Reggie Wayne and ...

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