The Curious Case of Michael Crabtree: Losing Money to Make Big Money

Sep 9, 2009 Read more: Bleacher Report

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Great, Michael Crabtree's holdout continues. My question, of course, is this: Why not? Why should Crabtree be expected to take an offer that would lowball him? We know that Crabtree will be a star and everyone thinks so, including Crabtree.

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Goldudot

Bethesda, MD

#1 Sep 10, 2009
I not a 49er fan, but I wish more teams would take a stand like this. Rookies now days want the big pay check when they have done anything, while veterans that have prove themselves get pay less sometimes a lot less because the egostical rookies want the money for protential. Some never produce Ryan Leaf Andre Ware to name a couple
mwgfret

Pittsburg, CA

#2 Sep 10, 2009
The number of rookies that have screwed a team for a huge pile of money and walked away laughing is scary. Being a lifelong Raiders fan I have seen this too many times. Of course the Raiders also have a lot of worthless vet's that have screwed them out of that huge pile of money.
adsf

San Jose, CA

#3 Sep 10, 2009
He's making a horrible choice and will earn less next year if he's even remembered. Oh well, we always need good examples of greed that didn't pay.

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