Boston: Safety market is ‘kinda rough’

Former Los Angeles Chargers free safety Tre Boston (33) celebrates after a play against the New York Jets during the second half at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 24.Photo Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports (file photo)

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Free-agent safety Tre Boston is having a tough time finding work, and he thinks he knows why.

Boston contends that teams aren’t willing to pay for the position.

“It’s kinda rough man, they got us where they think they want us,” Boston told SiriusXM NFL Radio. “For us, we have to communicate with each other so we don’t take this minimum wage.”

Boston has met with the Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals during the offseason. The 25-year-old said that his visit with the latter team started off fine before going south.

“They rolled out the red carpet for me, but the offer was very, very disrespectful,” Boston said.

Boston collected 79 tackles and five interceptions last season for the Los Angeles Chargers. Boston, who spent his three previous campaigns with the Carolina Panthers, has 187 tackles, eight interceptions and two sacks in 58 career games.