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Cary Williams is betting a lot on good health and great play.
Football is not a game for the faint of heart. Not only is it physically dangerous and mentally taxing, the decisions players have to make to maximize income carry a high risk. The choice Ravens CB Cary Williams has made this season is a perfect example.
Cary could have signed a longer term contract with the Ravens to stay on with that awesome secondary of Ed Reed, Lardarius Webb and Bernard Pollard. But instead he chose to play out the remainder of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent in 2013. Why? Because if he has a good season this year the market will be much kinder next year than the Ravens would have been this year.
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There’s no doubting the accuracy of Cary’s logic. There’s also no doubting the risk. Cary has to both stay healthy (he had hip surgery not too long ago) AND play better than last year to maximize his income potential. A...
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