Eric Decker is the top wide receiver available in free agency. He will demand a lot of money in the free agent market and there are projections that he could cost a team over $9 million per season (ESPN New York). Greg Jennings was able to get that type of money last season from the Minnesota Vikings. That is a lot of loot to spend on a receiver.
Decker would be getting Number 1 receiver type money, but Decker is not even the best receiver on his team right now. With the Denver Broncos, Decker has Wes Welker and Demaryius Thomas on the same roster as him. Both are incredible receivers. Do the Broncos want to spend that type of money in order to keep Decker on the roster? They will have to deal with a contract for Demaryius Thomas soon also. His deal will be up after the 2014 season.
The draft class is deep at the receiver position this year as well. Some teams may look to the draft instead of paying Decker that type of dough.
Which team is going to pay Decker that money?
Topics: Denver Broncos