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With money scarce, it's hard for vets to find jobs

Updated: January 16, 2009, 2:52 PM ET
By Buster Olney

A general manager recently had a conversation with the agent for a prominent player. "I told [the agent] that I was ready to make an offer," recalled the general manager, "but I didn't want to throw out something that the [player] would consider embarrassing. I didn't want to make an offer that the player would consider humiliating."

In the end, the GM did not make the offer, which would've been for less than $1 million. But it is evident that a lot of veteran players are coming to grips ...

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