Originally Posted by fansince'76
Edit: And another thing that pisses me off is how Tomlin's name gets mentioned every time this subject is brought up. Hello, it's the Rooneys who sign the checks, not Tomlin!
No doubt! Coaches can talk to players and get them to come to camp (like Cowher with Hines) but they don't negotiate salaries or write contracts. If anything, Tomlin deserves credit for reaching out to Faneca and getting him to minicamp rather than blame for the contract situation.