Last Tuesday, the The Houston Texans’ wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins took a stand for more money and a new contract.
He said, “I’m not looking for a certain range. I just want to be treated for what I’m worth. That’s fair to say, right?
The Texans exercised their right to pick D-Hop’s fifth-year option on his rookie contract and extend it for another year.
D-Hop planned on holding out on showing up for the Texans training camp until his agent and the Texans organization had talks about a new contract with a more money for the WR on the table.
Well, that didn’t happen, the new contract and talk of more money because like general manager Rick Smith said that they had made it clear that regarding the organization’s position for his contract.
On Sunday, training camp started and opened to their camp to their fans, but it started without their wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins too.
The breaking news hit by the afternoon that D-Hop was coming back to camp and that he was standing down from his holdout for a bigger and newer contract.
He also released a statement that was timestamped 11:17 a.m. saying:
“I too am disappointed that the Texans organization has elected not to enter into contract negotiation to secure my future as a Texan. I have expressed my sincere position regarding my contract status and with sound mind have expressed my stands to the Texans organization. My focus also is on the 2016 season and to help my team reach our ultimate goal. Having said that I am returning to the Houston Texans to play for a Superbowl in Houston, Texas. i will be holding a 3pm press conference at Reliant stadium today. We are excited about.”
His return was for the team and the city, but what do you think about his holdout idea?
Bad idea on his agent or holding out is a good idea?
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