In 2008, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Bryant made $600,000. He's just been guaranteed $9.9 million for 2009.
Adam Schefter of NFL Network is reporting that the Buccaneers are expected to designate Bryant, the team's top wide receiver, as their franchise player by Thursday. That means Bryant could, if he so chooses, sign the one-year franchise tender offer and make a guaranteed salary of at least $9.9 million in 2009. It also means the Bucs don't have to worry about losing Bryant to another team.
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Buccaneers Franchise Antonio Bryant, Receiver Gets $9.3 Million Raise originally appeared on NFL FanHouse on Wed, 18 Feb 2009 10:20:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.