Geoff_K Posted June 27, 2008 Share Posted June 27, 2008 http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=ap-goodell-rookiepay&prov=ap&type=lgns <snip> CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP)—NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said its “ridiculous” to reward untested rookies with lucrative contracts and wants the issue addressed in contract talks. “There’s something wrong about the system,” Goodell said Friday. “The money should go to people who perform <snip> <snip> “He doesn’t have to play a down in the NFL and he already has his money,” Goodell said during a question-and-answer period at the end of a weeklong sports symposium at the Chautauqua Institution. “Now, with the economics where they are, the consequences if you don’t evaluate that player, you can lose a significant amount of money. <snip> I completely AGREE .. too much money to a guy who MAY not be worth a dime i the NFL. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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