Originally written February 26, 2013 on No Guts, No Glory:
Peter King reported on Monday that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Patriots for “an eye-poppingly conservative $27 million, which is less than half his worth by any measure.” So from there, the masses began to praise Brady for taking less money than he could’ve made so that the Patriots could enjoy some much needed cap relief. The praises came hot and heavy. “What a team player Brady is” and “Other players should follow suit” was the cry of many. It was even the most opportune time for Rich Cimini to show his Twitter followers just how big of discount Brady just gave the Patriots by comparing to Brady’s new contract extension with the contract extension Mark Sanchez signed a year ago. Stat of the day: Brady signs 3-yr, $27M extension w/ NE. One year ago, Mark Sanchez received a three-year, $40M extension from the #Jets — Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) February 25, 2013 But what King and Cimini won’t emphasize is that Tom Brady’s extensio...
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