Report: Stacy Andrews faces pay cut in Philly
Now a little more than a year removed from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee, Stacy Andrews will have to take a pay cut from the Philadelphia Eagles or hit the road, according to a report by Paul Domowitch in the Philadelphia Daily News.
The Eagles signed Andrews to a six-year contract last offseason when he was just off the reconstructive surgery. Apparently he wasn’t good enough, even coming off the surgery, to keep his deal moving forward, not after the team paid him roughly $5.5 million this past season.
“There is little chance he will be back with the team unless he agrees to restructure his deal, sources close to the situation confirmed,” Domowitch wrote.
Andrews is on the books this season for $7.6 million – including a $4.1 million roster bonus in April. None of the remaining money in the deal is guaranteed. But as Domowitch reports, the Eagles are thin at guard and losing Andrews would thin them out even further.
Andrews’ agent Rich Moran said he’s no aware of any take-a-cut-or-else ultimatum from the club. If he does, perhaps the Andrews brothers can be lined up together. But right tackle Shawn Andrews had another back surgery and the Eagles are not certain what the future holds for him. He doesn’t have the same financial implications for this season, though.
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