QB says he was released despite injury
Quarterback Tim Couch, released by the Green Bay Packers earlier this month in the wholesale roster cutdown to the regular-season 53-player limit, on Friday filed an injury grievance against the team, ESPN.com has learned.
The maneuver, given the contention of Couch and agent Tom Condon that the first player chosen in the 1998 draft was released despite being injured, is not surprising. It means the Packers will be charged $300,000, or half of Couch's scheduled base salary for the 2004 season, ...
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