He plays a devalued position and we are paying him like a #1 WR. I can't tell you how much I hate Marty Hurney,
Here is a good read on the devaluing of the RB position.
This article talks about the lack of production after the age of 27, Stewart is 27.
This is a look at our teams salary breakdown per position going into 2014. Thought this doesn't take into account the egregious amounts these contracts will balloon into in the future, it does indicate that only 4 teams in the NFL pay more than us. The Vikings, Bills, Eagles, and Titans. And only one of those teams made the playoffs in 2013.