Rumor: Ndamukong Suh Wants To Be NFL’s Highest Paid Rookie

August 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to Tom Kowalski of Mlive.com, it is rumored that Ndamukong Suh is holding out because he wants more guaranteed money than Sam Bradford received from the St. Louis Rams.
If this is true, it will be the second year in a row that Eugene Parker has held out a rookie in hopes of getting him more money than players who were drafted earlier.
Last year, under Parker’s guidance, Michael Crabtree missed the first six weeks of the season.  He ended up signing for the same money that the 49ers were originally offering. I commend the 49ers for not caving in, and I hope that the Lions will act in the same responsible way.
There is absolutely no reason why Suh should expect to get paid more than Bradford.  This is so far off base that it serves as further proof that Eugene Parker is a buffoon.  If Suh was taken No. 1, and Bradford No. 2, Bradford should still get paid more than Suh because of position premium. 

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