"I'm the unofficial NFL record-holder for minimum contracts for someone with (tenure)," he said. "There's significant salary-cap savings in signing me to those deals. In terms of NFL dollars, I'm at the bottom of the totem pole, but in terms of what I ever thought I'd make in my lifetime, I'm as happy as I can be with it."
Actually that's all tongue in cheek since Todd Collins (un)arguably did much more for this team in '07 than Albright, even though the former started just four regular season games. My position on Collins is good for him for (maybe?) keeping his job despite losing Al Saunders. Even though I'm of the opinion that Collins succeeded in large part because of his familiarity with that offensive system, there is no discounting just how incredibly he played for a short stretch at the conclusion of last season. He makes a fine backup, in my opinion, even if he ain't no Ethan Albright. Who among us mere mortals is, though?
Elsewhere in the Post article: Derrick Frost has been "extended an offer" suggesting that he's yet to sign it. Derrick, guy, you need to sign it ASAP because things aren't going to be much better elsewhere. Also, not news but both Randall Godfrey and Pierson Prioleau are contemplating a move to sunny Jacksonville to join not-so-sunny-but-I-wish-he-were-here Gregg Williams.
Reader(s) wondering why the team keeps extending Ethan Albright to one year contracts and can't secure the reliable Red Snappah! to a longer contract, I misquote the great Gale Snoats: "And as per usual, I wouldn't be surprised if the source of the
marital contractual friction was financial." In this case there is no friction; Ethan Albright is heavily compensated for his work and doesn't mind doing so without the benefit of a long-term contract. He plays ball with the franchise for the team's benefit. The Hogs reminds: