Broncos will win the AFC west again
Originally posted on ProFootballTalk:
The Broncos turned to Shaun Phillips as a cheaper alternative, after losing Elvis Dumervil to a cheap fax machine.
But the veteran outside linebacker said he was fine with that, as he turned down more money to join a team he thinks has a chance to win a Super Bowl. He’ll make a non-guaranteed base salary of $1 million, with another $2 million available in incentives. But he thinks there’s a bigger payoff.
“That’s why I came here, to be in this situation, to be with a team that is right there in the mix,” Phillips said, via Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post. “I want a chance at the whole thing, and that means you’re with a team that believes it, and you’re with a team that will do the work.