Originally Posted by Cassel>Manning
But things have gone south since. After Flowers’ deal, plus long-term contracts for Tamba Hali and Johnson the past two seasons, Pioli deemed re-signing CB Brandon Carr too expensive. Instead, the team let him walk to the Cowboys at an average-per-year salary of $10 million, signed Routt as a Band-Aid
(three years, $19.6 million, $4 million guaranteed
) and used the franchise tag on WR Dwayne Bowe.
That's one hell of an expensive and wasteful band-aid. 4 million bucks for 8 games of mostly suckage. Not too shabby for him. $500,000 a game is certainly not cheap