Originally Posted by Dutchrudder
^ That's all well and good, but if he's so great, then why did they ask him to cut his salary in half from 3 million to 1.5 this year? Apparently he didn't think he could get more elsewhere, or maybe winning and being a Texan are more important to him. In any case, I don't think Rick is going to ask OD, Manning, Myers, or Antonio to take a paycut without an extension.
I would rather not going into guessing mode.
Who knows what's going on behind close doors.
There are plenty of things a guy can be compensated with.
We're living in a capitalist world.
Creative financing is something Bob McNair no doubt has mastered.