Could Pay Performance Standards Benefit the NFL?

June 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is one of those topics that if ever muttered in the NFL Headquarters, the person would probably be burned at the stake for his or her actions.
But likewise, after seeing players ink contracts that are not panning out or are becoming part of a revolving door for contract re-negotiations, maybe it's about time for something severe to be done.
Sure, we all love watching the draft and seeing this player sign a contract with about $20-40 million in secured money, no doubt. It's also amusing when the said player bombs with spectacular effect, leaving both team and fans wondering, "Who signed this joke? Al?"
With names like JaMarcus Russell and Ryan Leaf as two draft examples, other forms of insanity have popped up in recent weeks. Albert Haynesworth, who profited off of a fat contract, now is whining and complaining about how the defense in Washington is going to be set up, stating that he wants out. Last seasons' CB top secret weapon burst out, made a name for hims...

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