We do it because we believe it enhances our lives.
Originally Posted by joemorrisforprez
Taking the risk with your own money, finding the marketplace and building an enterprise like the NFL is a great credit to the owners and front offices of the clubs. Especially those who were there early one, like Wellington Mara.
The players and fans have benefited tremendously from that.
Thats why I am saying the phrase, "just trying to feed my family" is a ridiculous statement. Entertainers, athletes and pretty much any celebrity actually receive alot of freebies and it is interesting that the more you make the less you pay on things.
Originally Posted by Drez
The amount of money a guy makes for the 17 weeks is more than I make in a life time, even with a percentage going to an agent and etc. I agree with Toad that it is alot of mismanagement of money...and truly I have no problem with what athletes make but to use the phrase above is ridiculous.