Found August 09, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie While I like DRC, a 2009 Pro-Bowler and 2008 1st round pick, to have a bounce back year in 2012, now that he’s no longer playing the slot and now that he’s motivated financially, the cornerback tender is one of the most expensive tenders in the league, tied for 2nd highest in 2012 at 10.6 million. That type of money is normally only reserved for consistent, elite cornerbacks, which DRC is not. Likelihood: Very unlikely
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