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  1. Ginn worth more than 49ers' storylines

    Mike Sando

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Coach Jim Harbaugh got a five-year, $25 million contract to remake the San Francisco 49ers, particularly on offense. Wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. got an ultimatum: Take a pay cut, or be prepared for what happens when players refuse ...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  2. Dockett's hilarious plea to Warner

    Mike Sando

    Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett would do anything -- well, almost anything -- to ensure Kurt Warner's return in 2010. "Kurt pleeeeease stay just one more year!" Dockett tweeted. "I take a pay cut -- hold on ummm! OK, not a pay cut, but...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  3. Rams' makeover continues with Draft's release

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando So much for the Chris Draft Show on 101ESPN St. Louis. The Rams released Draft, presumed to be a starting linebacker, in a surprise move. The veteran linebacker refused a pay cut earlier in the week, Jim Thomas o...

    Blog | September 10, 2009
  4. Peterson, pay cuts and a closing question

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Did the Seahawks ask Julian Peterson to take a pay cut before releasing him? Does it matter at this point? Apparently it matters enough for the Seahawks to say their discussions with Peterson never reached such a p...

    Blog | March 16, 2009
  5. Sources: Linebacker Julian Peterson declines pay cut from Seahawk...

    Mike Sando

    Julian Peterson refused a pay cut from the Seahawks, putting his future with the team in question.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2009
  6. Around the NFC West: Tracing Holmgren, Reid

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Frank Hughes of the Tacoma News Tribune traces the connection between Mike Holmgren and Andy Reid to the time they spent under Vic Rowen at San Francisco State. Holmgren took a pay cut to get his start in coaching ther...

    Blog | November 01, 2008
  7. Mailbag: Holmgren and the 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Ikee from Philadelphia writes: Ok Mike, I asked you a question before asking if Nolan was fired do you think Alex Smith might come back to San Francisco for a pay cut or if he still had a chance to be the No. 1 QB. &nb...

    Blog | October 21, 2008
  8. What pay cut means for Seattle's Bernard

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Bernard Rocky Bernard has even more incentive than a player typically might while fulfilling the final year of his contract. That is because the Seahawks reduced the defensive tackle's salary a few days before the re...

    Blog | October 02, 2008
  9. As pay cuts go, Jason Smith's not so bad

    Mike Sando

    A reduction in pay generally wouldn't qualify as a vote of confidence. The one Jason Smith accepted from the St. Louis Rams might be an exception. Smith's return to the team for 2012 once appeared unlikely given his scheduled $10 million salary...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  10. Asking Tatupu to cut pay worth savings?

    Mike Sando

    RENTON, Wash. -- Seeking pay reductions from proud athletes qualifies as one of the more awkward NFL realities. TatupuTeams essentially tell players they no longer value their services as they had at some point in the past, but they would still l...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  11. Commish for a day: Wake up, smell the bias

    Mike Sando

    Our divisional bloggers discuss one thing they'd change as commissioner for a day: Serving as NFL commissioner for one day would have its perks, such as not holding the job for the other 364 days in the year. Roger Goodell has cut his pay to $1...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  12. Chavous, Atogwe break out stopwatches

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Rams safeties Corey Chavous and O.J. Atogwe might have a future in coaching or scouting, assuming they could stomach the dramatic pay cuts. Both recently participated in a combine-style camp for high school-aged athlet...

    Blog | June 30, 2008