20 NFL Players Who Went Completely Broke

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Professional football players have the potential to earn quite a good deal of money. Even if you’re second-string, chances are you’re earning more money than most lawyers make. And if you’re a star player, you can really rake in cash.

Still, many NFL players end up going bankrupt and losing everything after they retire. They either spend all of their money on fast cars and mansions or lose it in poor (and sometimes illegal) business investments.

Read on to learn about 20 NFL players who earned millions of dollars during their careers, only to end up with nothing after their retirement.