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biloxi-indian 01-11-2011 03:00 PM

Reggie Bush speaks...
 
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When asked if he felt he earned the $8 million this year, Bush intimated that he wasn't sure, citing injuries & amount of touches...

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Said Bush: "Obviously I donít think I was able to live up to those expectations from a money standpoint. It sucks and itís disappointing."

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But Bush said he knows he can be a back that is a $100 million running back. "I can give you $100 million worth if given the opportunity."

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When asked if Bush would be back in N.O. playing for $11.8 million next year, he said, "Common sense would tell you probably not"

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But Bush said over and over and over again that he wants to do whatever is necessary to stay in New Orleans w/ the #Saints, including...

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(more Bush) renegotiating his contract whatever way works best 4 both parties. "You have to be fair to whatever the market sets," Bush said.

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Ashley 01-11-2011 03:07 PM

oh yea he knows he has to rework the contract if he wants to be a saint. we will see

pherein 01-11-2011 03:11 PM

Love reggie, but he will have to rework the deal below 2-3 million. I dont see it as productive, if his money cost us losing PT or Moore, by not getting them into a contract. PT and Moore have constantly produced.

Rusty 01-11-2011 03:13 PM

he will pierre Thomas said he see a future in New Orleans so he knows they need to work something out Reggie and Pierre will sit down with Loomis when its said and done Both will back in the starting line up

papz 01-11-2011 03:15 PM

The question isn't whether he's willing to take a pay cut... but how much of it is he willing to take? Is he really willing to take at least half a pay cut from what he made last season to stay?

"I can give you $100 million worth if given the opportunity."

I'm glad he's confident but I don't think so. He was coming off one of his most promising performances the past couple of season coming into last week's game only to fail to live up to expectations.

pherein 01-11-2011 03:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by papz (Post 279557)
The question isn't whether he's willing to take a pay cut... but how much of it is he willing to take? Is he really willing to take at least half a pay cut from what he made last season to stay?

"I can give you $100 million worth if given the opportunity."

I'm glad he's confident but I don't think so. He was coming off one of his most promising performances the past couple of season coming into last week's game only to fail to live up to expectations.

I'd almost garrote the HO is more worried about losing Moore, or PT. IF he doesn't fit with their #'s he has to go. I cant remeber when PT didnt show, and even so PT is a brilliant 2nd RB or could be a stat RB, Moore is always a show also. We really need bush, but hes one we can survive without, he needs to understand that. You cant just show sometimes and expect that kind of money, as strato said 2-3 mill hes in, otherwise welcome to buffalo:)

Crusader 01-11-2011 03:29 PM

Well sounds like he wants to stay and I love that. How many years rmeoved are we from the time when players bolted as soon as they could?

Pete 01-11-2011 03:39 PM

I believe this will turn out to be a good thing all the way around.He'll be payed a reasonable amount of pay with potential bonuses attached for achievements.Reggie understanding he needs to live up to his pay rate says he isn't swole headed (how can he be):smile:. Mickey finalizes a fair deal once again!I'm glad Reggie didn't take the low road;Although the deal is not done, I'm feeling good about his comments and still believe he still has a chit load of upside!!Bobby Hebert pretty much said he needs more leg strength to break more tackles.

pherein 01-11-2011 03:54 PM

completely agree pete

Euphoria 01-11-2011 04:02 PM

I think we can get another PR who is better for less money.


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