June 24, 2021
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center_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact In his story ranking the value of free agency signings, Sando put Gresham in the “bad” category.Sando writes:Jermaine Gresham, TE, Arizona CardinalsContract: four years, $28 millionThe Bengals let Gresham walk in free agency two years ago when the tight end was coming off a two-season stretch with 108 receptions for 918 yards and nine touchdowns. Gresham’s numbers are way down in two seasons with Arizona: 55 catches for 614 yards and three scores. Those are modest stats for a player now set to earn $16.5 million in guaranteed money, including $5.25 million fully guaranteed in 2018. Finding the resources to keep Gresham seemed odd for a team that couldn’t find a way to retain homegrown safety Tony Jefferson.Sando seems to think the Cardinals should’ve tried harder to keep Jefferson, who signed a four year contract worth $34 million with the Baltimore Ravens. Although Jefferson is making more money, the contracts aren’t drastically different. Jefferson also earned $19 million in guaranteed money while Gresham made $16.5 million guaranteed.In 2016, Gresham played in all 16 games and had 37 receptions for 391 yards and two touchdowns. Those are respectable numbers for a tight end, but his receiving yards were tied for 28th in the NFL. Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown (12) celebrates his touchdown with tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) during the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) 0 Comments   Share   last_img read more