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A rocky road awaits Champ Bailey

Likely Hall of Famer is about to find out free agency isn't kind to aging stars

Originally Published: March 7, 2014
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

If we learned anything from last year's offseason, the humbling of Champ Bailey has only just begun.

The Denver Broncos started the process by releasing the 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback on Thursday, basically because he is coming off the worst season of his career. The next shoe to drop will come when he starts waiting for the phone to ring from other teams. Given his age -- he will be 36 by the time next season begins -- and the way this league now operates, he had better be an extremely ...

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