Wow the Cards are Cheap!!!!!!!
- It's not Pat's related but it is NFL related and funny as hell:
From SI.com's story on Michael Griffin:
One thing is certain: After eight seasons with the Vikings, three
with the rebooted Browns and two with the Cardinals, Griffith has a
pretty good handle on what he doesn't find helpful from an
organization. For instance, when a team Fed Exes you a contract,
which you then sign and return, it's a bad sign if your subsequent
signing-bonus check isn't a round number.
"That's what happened when I signed my deal in '05," Griffith
says. "The Fed Ex cost $14.11 or something, and when I got my check,
they'd deducted it -- the check was for like $499,985.89, or
whatever. That's how they do s--- in Arizona. That's how they run
Now THAT is cheap! I've worked in HR for 10+ years (and fed-ex'd my
fair share of offer letters) and I have never heard of anything like