Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 3/4/12

Last season, Broncos running back Willis McGahee rushed for 1,199 yards, spearheading the league’s No. 1-ranked rushing attack and earning his second Pro Bowl selection.

McGahee did it all on a $3 million salary, which he feels doesn’t appropriately reflect his production.

After trying — and failing — to renegotiate the four-year, $9.5 million deal he signed last year, he’s now “unhappy with his contract,” the Denver Post reports.

And to show he means business –  quite literally — McGahee fired Drew Rosenhaus, joining several other NFL players who’ve recently canned the superagent.

Due $2 million in 2012, McGahee reportedly won’t hold out, despite the fact that at least nine other backs pull in at least $5 million annually.

His efforts are admirable, but teams usually aren’t willing to hand over big money to aging, injury-prone players. This case is no different.

UPDATE: Referencing the aforementioned report, McGahee had a different tune on Twitter Sunday night, saying he intends to retire with the team.

I will retire a bronco #nuffsaid

— Willismcgahee (@WillisMcGahee) March 4, 2012

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