Found November 02, 2011 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Gene Smith turned down a contract extension from owner Wayne Weaver.
Why, you ask?
Smith told the Jacksonville Times-Union that he couldn't accept a deal to add years to his pact when other members of the front office will see their deals expire.
"A contract was extended to me and I declined it,” Smith told the newspaper. “I did not think I deserved an extension based on the conditions. Our scouts, and other employees weren’t being extended. I didn’t think I deserved it. However, I do appreciate that Wayne offered me one."
The Jaguars have limped to a 2-6 record this season.
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