Kentwan Balmer paid back a quarter of the 2010 portion of his signing bonus, $80,000, to facilitate the trade to Seattle. This can be construed as indication that he wants to play. This can be interpreted as common sense: If Balmer was AWOL from 49ers camp, he needed to make a trade work or face San Francisco attempting to recoup some of their money. Yes, even in the NFL, one must go to work to be paid.
Balmer Pays To Leave San Francisco
By John Morgan