Originally posted by 9erfan:
Originally posted by BrianGO:
Can't imagine it happening anytime soon.
The 49ers seem happy with the receivers they have in camp.
Perhaps, Eugene Parker is crossing his fingers for an injury?
Its a low-ball tactic, but it would certainly help his case.
I don't think we'll see Crabtree in this training camp unless Josh Morgan goes down or something like that.
Holding out is just another tatic I believe Eugene Parker uses for all of his clients to get the most money possible, a lot of his clients seem to hold out.
I found the following article pretty interesting.
Nice read. So it seems Parker's track record, as reported in that article, is a 60% win rate for his clients. Not exactly overwhelming, when you consider that he's negotiating contracts that both sides actually WANT to get done.
Unfortunately, his hard ball tactics significantly damaged at least one client's entire career--Cedric Benson, who lost his #1 RB postion due to his hold out, then couldn't get it back and was out of the league after just a few years. Some food for thought there for Crabs.