Every day since the offseason conditioning program started, cornerback Carlos Rogers has come into the facility. He’s done his lifting, his running, and his jawing with his fellow defensive backs. And, on the whole, he’s seemed happy about the whole thing — so it’s been easy for me to forget just how cranky he was at the end of last season.
Like Jason Campbell and a whole bunch of other players leaguewide, Rogers found himself as a restricted free agent this year because of the uncapped season. He didn’t have the freedom to choose a team — or to land a generous new contract — that he’d expected, and he was coming off a frustrating campaign that saw him occasionally beaten for deep passes and briefly benched for reasons that seemed somewhat unclear.
As recently as March 4, Rogers was having grouchy conversations with reporters that prompted headlines about him wanting “a new start” elsewhere. But apparently a lot can change in a month and a half. Read more »
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