The team cannot afford to cut him. He costs more to cut.cant afford to pay him 3.8 mil and take a cap hit of 9.8 with nothing to show for it. Like I said what is his incentive to take a pay cut? It is not hard to understand at all. He is not negotiating from a point of weakness.
It doesn't cost the team to cut him, it saves them 1 million this season, 4 million next season, and 10 million in 2016. He losses 3 million of the 6 million he thought he was going to get coming into the season if he's cut.