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When it comes to respect or getting what they think they deserve to be paid, most NFL players will fight to the last penny. But when they put themselves next to the rest of humanity, at least a few will acknowledge that they’re making bonkers money.
Drew Brees, who had the nicest deal in the NFL until Joe Flacco came and bumped him down a couple of weeks ago, is among those who will admit that football stars get their fair share.
“Yes, we probably do,” Brees told WWL Radio when asked if athletes get paid too much. “Unless you’re finding a cure for cancer or creating world peace, I don’t know if anybody deserves to get that much money.
“That’s the industry that we’re in. You could probably say the same for actors, actresses and entertainers. We’re in the entertainment industry, and business is business, and there is a market. The market establishes what you get paid.”
Brees said he wasn’t surprised Flacco got the biggest contract, noting that another quarterback will probably get a bigg
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Drew Brees has lost his blindside protector in left tackle Jermon Bushrod.
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The Chicago Bears have agreed to a five-year contract with New Orleans Saints Pro Bowl left tackle Jermon Bushrod, filling a major hole on the offensive line.
The Bears announced the signing Tuesday.
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the deal is potentially worth about $36 million, with $17.7 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of...
Ian Rapoport reports that the Chicago Bears and free agent OT Jermon Bushrod are finalizing a long-term agreement.
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