What people don’t realize is that while even the bench player gets paid well in the NFL in comparison to most Americans, trying to keep up with the lifestyle of the star players can deplete their funds very quickly. In the Dolphins case it looks like the younger players are being bullied into it.
Just look at this.
Recently, a younger player was handed the tab for a $30,000 team dinner. The rookie minimum this year is around $400.000.
— Adam Beasley (@AdamHBeasley) November 3, 2013
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