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#6 Posted on 22.7.05 0044.04 Reposted on: 22.7.12 0044.16
Instead of having an agent who has him holding out for more money he needs to find one who will teach that if he would just shut up he could get money from other places such as advertising. And by this I mean further money than what he gets from Nike?? etc.
"I'll be there," Owens told the Inquirer on Friday. "I mean, the bottom line is that I still believe I deserve a new contract. I still believe I deserve more than what they've given me. But I'm not stupid. I'm not about to miss training camp, get fined every day and give them even more reasons to keep from paying me.
"I'll be there but I won't be happy, I can tell you that much. Take from that whatever you want."
Thus, he may very well be taking a play from the Homer Simpson playbook:
"If you don't like your job, you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way."
#9 Posted on 22.7.05 2125.48 Reposted on: 22.7.12 2128.25
For their part, Management's been trying to completely ignore this. They've given TO plenty of chances to come back and say "OK, my agent's an idiot, I'll come back and do this the right way.", and for his part, he just won't do it. Rosenhaus has him convinced that he'll lead him to a promised land that nobody ever even promised in the first place....
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