Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Saints

Reggie Bush speaks...

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; wwltvsports When asked if he felt he earned the $8 million this year, Bush intimated that he wasn't sure, citing injuries & amount of touches... wwltvsports Said Bush: "Obviously I donít think I was able to live up to those ...

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-11-2011, 03:00 PM   #1
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Southlake, TX
Posts: 1,680
Reggie Bush speaks...

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

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

wwltvsports
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."

wwltvsports
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"

wwltvsports
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...

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

7 minutes ago via TweetDeck

Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over, over, and over again...and expecting a different outcome!

Last edited by strato; 01-11-2011 at 11:31 PM..
biloxi-indian is offline  
Latest Blogs
Saints: A glimpse of the future Last Blog: 11-19-2014 By: lee909


What i tell you ! !! ! Last Blog: 11-02-2014 By: SAINTstunna


MID TERM ELECTION Last Blog: 10-29-2014 By: teddybarexxx


Old 01-11-2011, 03:07 PM   #2
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Colorado Springs Co
Posts: 2,570
oh yea he knows he has to rework the contract if he wants to be a saint. we will see
Ashley is offline  
Old 01-11-2011, 03:11 PM   #3
failclownHunter
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: N.O. and V.A.
Posts: 1,816
Blog Entries: 3
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.
pherein is offline  
Old 01-11-2011, 03:13 PM   #4
Registered
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Shreveport, LA
Posts: 84
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
Rusty is offline  
Old 01-11-2011, 03:15 PM   #5
Retired
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: New Orleans
Posts: 10,596
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.
papz is offline  
Old 01-11-2011, 03:23 PM   #6
failclownHunter
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: N.O. and V.A.
Posts: 1,816
Blog Entries: 3
Originally Posted by papz View Post
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
pherein is offline  
Old 01-11-2011, 03:29 PM   #7
Resident Swede
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Mšrsta, Sweden
Posts: 5,078
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?
Crusader is offline  
Old 01-11-2011, 03:39 PM   #8
ē
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Patterson, Louisiana
Posts: 1,391
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). 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.

Believe in only what you've come to know -Repete
Pete is offline  
Old 01-11-2011, 03:54 PM   #9
failclownHunter
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: N.O. and V.A.
Posts: 1,816
Blog Entries: 3
completely agree pete
pherein is offline  
Old 01-11-2011, 04:02 PM   #10
5000 POSTS! +
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Hollywood, CA
Posts: 6,458
Blog Entries: 5
I think we can get another PR who is better for less money.
Euphoria is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:55 PM.


Copyright 1997 - 2013 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts