Schrager podcast: Why Cowboys fans can be optimistic despite Romo injury
In the latest Peter Schrager podcast, Schrager gives his thoughts on Tony Romo going down early in Thursday night's preseason game and how it may actually have been a good thing for Dallas Cowboys fans. Joel Corry, a longtime agent who has represented the likes of Shaquille O'Neal, Hakeem Olajuwon, Ronnie Lott and John Randle, joins Schrager to give us in-depth insight and opinion on the Joey Bosa contract situation with the Chargers.
:35 — Why Cowboys fans should be optimistic in light of Romo's injury
9:30 — How dealing with NFL teams as an agent has changed over the past 20 years with the salary cap and new CBA
12:45 — Details regarding Jimmy Smith and Keenan McCardell's holdouts, what it was like negotiating with teams, and how it got resolved
16:10 — How Jon Gruden and the Buccaneers alienated their relationship with McCardell, forcing a long and tense holdout (and eventual trade)
22:20 — Schrager on the latest in the Chargers vs. Bosa contract dispute
26:10 — Bosa and his agent knew this is how San Diego structures contracts, yet still chose to pick the wrong battle
29:45 — Every team handles contract language differently; agents and players know and deal with that
37:25 — How the Bosa situation easily could have happened with Philadelphia Eagles and Carson Wentz
40:00 — Chargers' hidden agenda with the Bosa situation is related to the stadium vote in November. Is this jeopardizing their chances for votes?
46:30 — Why the Seahawks still haven't paid Michael Bennett and how he's handling it