Willis McGahee Fires Drew Rosenhaus

Unhappy with his contract, Broncos running back Willis McGahee recently joined a long list of NFL players who have fired agent Drew Rosenhaus.

The Broncos recently informed Rosenhaus they would not renegotiate McGahee's contract just one season into his four-year, $9.5 million contract.
McGahee then followed offensive tackles Bryant McKinnie, Jared Gaither and Anthony Davis, linebacker London Fletcher, safety Dashon Goldson and new Broncos wide receiver Jason Hill as among the 13 NFL players who recently dismissed the agent.

McGahee made $3 million last year on a $1 million salary and a $2 million signing bonus. This year, he's scheduled to draw a $2 million salary with no bonus this year.

While McGahee is not expected to hold out, his case for a new deal is based on making the Pro Bowl last season by leading the NFL's No. 1 rushing team with 1,199 yards and averaging 4.8 yards per carry. Given that production, McGahee's $2 million salary pales next to the expected running back franchise tag salary of about $7.7 million. At least nine NFL running backs average at least $5 million a year.

The Broncos, though, can argue they were more than generous last season because McGahee had averaged only 532 rushing yards in his previous three years as a backup to Ray Rice in Baltimore. McGahee turns 31 in October.

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