When Buccaneers cornerback Brent Grimes formally turns into a free agent in March, don’t look him to be making a return to Tampa Bay, and that’s on account of he apparently is now not always in actuality a extremely colossal fan of the team.
At some stage in an interview this week, Grimes had just a few complaints to compose about the Bucs, and it looks his biggest complaint used to be that the team asked him to shadow Antonio Brown in Week 3. It sounds as if, Grimes, who made $7 million in disagreeable salary in 2018, felt the Buccaneers weren’t paying him enough to interpret a elaborate defensive assignment cherish that.
“I gorgeous couldn’t agree with it,” Grimes told his wife Miko on her #IHeartMikoPodcast, by blueprint of ESPN.com. “It’s gorgeous disrespectful. These that put collectively receivers the total time, except they’re on a rookie contract or attempting to receives a commission, are most continuously making $13-15 million a One year.”
In response to Grimes, he used to be so upset by the Buccaneers’ demand that it ruined his mindset for the season and introduced on him to be pleased a unhealthy One year.
“That is now not upright. It’s disrespectful,” Grimes acknowledged. “It gorgeous f—ed up my total vibe for the total One year, to be entirely simply. It’s gorgeous disrespectful. I gorgeous felt disrespected.”
To sum this up: The Buccaneers asked Grimes to enact his job after which he obtained offended on account of he didn’t feel they had been paying him enough to enact what they asked him to enact. So as to add to the drama, Grimes used to be benched throughout the 2d half of of Tampa Bay’s forty eight-10 loss to the Bears in Week 4, which used to be gorgeous one week after the Brown incident.
Grimes, who gorgeous accomplished his third seasons with the Buccaneers, additionally acknowledged that the instructing workers took his spirit away.
“It used to be long gone. Your complete One year,” Grimes acknowledged. “From practising camp — it used to be long gone.”
In response to Miko, her husband used to be so upset with the Bucs that he opinion about skipping Tampa Bay’s Week 17 game against the Falcons.
“Earlier than that week, you valuable to pull an Antonio Brown,” Miko Grimes acknowledged. “You told the coaches that you simply had been now not playing Sunday. You [were] cherish, ‘F— this, I’m now not playing. I’m in wretched health of y’all. You benched me twice for some tedious s—.'”
With free company upright correct thru the corner, this podcast presumably wasn’t the ideally suited manner for Grimes to promote himself to other teams.