Cribbs Plans to Holdout

Andrew LefflerContributor IJuly 10, 2009

CLEVELAND - DECEMBER 21:  Joshua Cribbs #16 of the Cleveland Browns carries the ball during the game against the Cincinnatti Bengals on December 21, 2008 at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Steve Wyche is reporting that Josh Cribbs is going to holdout until a new agreement can be reached.

"Cleveland wide receiver/kick returner Joshua Cribbs does not plan to play a game for the Browns under the terms of his current contract. But Cribbs, who has four years remaining on a six-year, $6.7 million contract, hopes a deal can be worked out by the start of the regular season, according to a person with knowledge of the situation."

"Cribbs’ representatives are expected to meet with Browns coach Eric Mangini and general manager George Kokinis next week to discuss reworking the contract. What transpires at that meeting could dictate Cribbs’ next course of action. A holdout, trade demand or leaving training camp at some point are all possibilities, but reaching a compromise on a new contract before things get to those points are the goal, the source said."

-Steve Wyche


Now my question to everyone here is...Who do you replace Cribbs with if he does holdout or he is traded?