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NFL Draft: A Closer Look at How NFL Rookies Are Wildly Overpaid

Article By on 8th April, 2010

... the National Football League are overpaid.

Times have certainly changed over the past few decades, as athletes in all sports have been earning more and more dollars, but this is especially true for first-year players.

Players highly touted out of college seek agents to help get them the most money possible, and if a certain offer isn’t thrown out on the table, then a player may have a strong intention to hold out, a la Michael Crabtree or JaMarcus Russell.

Every player wants to “get their money’s worth,” and rookie salaries in the NFL have skyrocketed to copious amounts in the past few years especially. As Yahoo! Sports columnist Dan Wetzel pointed ou...

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