Atlanta’s Roddy White Holding Out in NFL Betting

NFL betting tells us that Atlanta Pro Bowl receiver Roddy White is still a no-show at Atlanta Falcon’s training camp.

He has a year left on his five-year contract and is set to make $2.28 million this season. The Falcons are a definite contender in NFL football betting at the sportsbook in the NFC this season but losing White would be a major blow.

NFL betting at the sports book really perked up on the Falcons in the off-season as they got tight end Tony Gonazlez from the Kansas City Chiefs. With White, Gonzalez and running back Michael Turner, it was thought that quarterback Matt Ryan would have a lot of talent to work with. Losing White would be a major blow to the Falcons in NFL betting.

NFL betting does tell us that White has a case for a new contract. He had 88 catches last year for 1,382 yards and 7 TD’s as NFL betting statistics indicated. What is hurting White is that the NFL plans to end the CBA in 2011 which would mean an uncapped NFL football betting season. It would be major confusion and really messy with a lot of contracts including White’s. Under the current CBA, White would be an unrestricted NFL betting free agent after this season but if no new deal is reached he will become a restricted free agent instead and there is a huge difference between the two. White is using his leverage now because he might lose it at the end of the NFL betting season.

NFL betting stats tell us that White ranks in the Top 5 in the league in yardage but is definitely not paid like a top 5 receiver. NFL football betting has him looking for something similar to what Larry Fitzgerald or Reggie Wayne has. NFL betting numbers show that Fitzgerald is making $10 million per season while Wayne is making over $6 million a year. Those NFL football betting numbers are substantially higher than what White is getting. Greg Jennings just signed a big deal with Green Bay as NFL betting info shows and that has really put the pressure on Atlanta to give White a new contract.

Atlanta General Manager Thomas Dimitroff has said that paying White in the range of the top five receivers is too high. White finds himself looking at an NFL betting contract in the range of $5-$6 million per season if the Falcons have their way.