San Francisco 49ers: Michael Crabtree Under Fire, Is It Justified?

September 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We've all heard recently how the media is trying to ruffle the team's feathers, blowing the Crabtree-Davis confrontation out of proportion, labeling him a "diva", and progressively making him out to be the next Terrell Owens. I have one question... on the basis of what?
I'll be honest, I was excited we selected him, angry at both parties for the holdout, but by the time that the 2009 season was over, I was glad he was a 49er.
To start off his career in San Francisco, he missed an progressed into a 71 day holdout over a contract dispute. As the 10th overall selection in the 2009 NFL draft, His initial offer from the 49ers was one dollar less than the ninth overall selection, who was a defensive tackle. The stailmate eventually ended with both sides meeting in the middle on a top heavy contract worth almost 10 million more than the initial offer.
In 2009, Crabtree proved that he was right there with the best rookie receivers in the draft without needing an offseason to do ...

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