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Would Greg Olsen Restructure?

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After reading the what the NFL.com article (that El Chingon posted) had to say about Greg Olsen,  it made me think that Olsen is a prime candidate for restructure.  He's very underrated outside of the Carolinas apparently, but the article is right, a 7.8 million dollar salary this is way too high at the TE spot.  

 

My gut feeling tells me that Greg would be willing to restructure.  Would do you guys think?

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Yeah I never realize we were paying him that much but he's probably our best receiver at this point so I'm not too mad about it.

 

I think Greg Olsen is all about winning, just based off his post-game comments after wins and losses and taking the blame, so I think he would restructure.

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I believe he would, it's one of the benefits of having a lot (notice it's not 'alot') of high character guys. They tend to be "team first" people.

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Restructure?

Yes.

Contract reduction?

No.

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Why would he restructure? He's the best receiver we have on the team right now and he knows it.

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Why would he restructure? He's the best receiver we have on the team right now and he knows it.

To take one for the team. That's the only reason anyone not in danger of being released would ever do that.

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Why would he restructure? He's the best receiver we have on the team right now and he knows it.

You do realize restructuring doesn't involve taking a paycut, right? In fact, he'll probably get more guaranteed money.

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He's our best receiver on this team, which is pathetic in itself. So $7.8 is not that high. It just shows that this team put little value in pass catchers. It's all about RBs and defense with this team.

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gonzo got paid in the 5 million area,witten gets paid in the 4mill area................hell yeah olsen needs to restructure

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I swear, restructure doesn't mean what some of you think it does. He's not taking a pay cut, but he'll gladly convert future salary into a signing bonus. And his cap number is not the same as his actual salary.

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