Originally Posted by bigsmooth696969
Let me find it. I know he did many interviews with local tv stations and he mentioned it quite often.
Edit: ok I think I misunderstood what he said. He said he was the top WR in football over the past 5 years and wasn't even paid in the top 5. He said how can you expect him to be happy when the team wont even acknowledge that.
Yea, I watch NFL Network everyday and he was on NFL Total Access several times. They asked him all the issues that he had with the Bengals and he went down the list and not once was money mentioned. He even said that his money wasn't an issue, he just didn't feel welcome in Cincinatti and felt like his rift with management was beyond repair.
In all fairness, and I'm a Bengals fan, the Bengals coaching staff and management have let so much stuff happen that I don't much blame him. Chad's a good guy and his team if full of miscreants and the Bengals are constantly being referred to as a team of felons. The inmates are definitely running the asylum over there and it's hard to fathom them winning any significant playoff games with that much dysfunction going on.
I think Chad's at a point where he's made his money and like Randy Moss, now he wants a Super Bowl Ring.