Jermichael Finley won't take pay cut
Jermichael Finley told ESPN's Josina Anderson on Wednesday that he wouldn't be willing to accept a pay cut in order to stay with the Green Bay Packers. The tight end is due a $3 million roster bonus on March 27 and there were rumblings during last season that the team was preparing to cut ties with him. If the Packers trade or release Finley, they would save $8.25 million. He told ESPN that he hasn't been contacted by the Packers about restructuring his contract, a two-year deal he signed with the team last offseason. "The Packers are barely talking to me right now," he told ESPN. "I know they're just doing it the Packer way and playing it close to the vest." "I haven't got a call. I haven't got a text asking me to take a pay cut or to restructure my deal at this point -- not at all," he said. If the Packers do contact him about reworking his contract, he made it clear he'd rather be released than have to take a pay cut. "I'd have to walk for sure, meaning I couldn't take a pay cut," he told ESPN. "Maybe I'd restructure if it's a deal that I like and it makes sense, but I'm not the guy that's just going to sign anything and let anything pass.
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