NFL Players will feel these Protests for Years after their Six and Seven figure jobs are gone

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NFL Players will feel these Protests for Years after their Six and Seven figure jobs are gone

One more point con­cern­ing the NFL protests.

The NFL play­ers might be OK with a less prof­itable league and a con­tract that might be smaller right now when they are mak­ing six and seven fig­ures but they are for­get­ting something.

The avg NFL play­ers career is 3.3 years, for a pro-​bowl cal­iber player that shoots up to 11.7. This is the time of max­i­mum earn­ings for these play­ers, not only from play­ing but from endorse­ments and appearances.

Now a very smart player might put money aside for when the big checks stop com­ing but if they do not they will find that the taxes and the mort­gages on those mil­lion dol­lar prop­er­ties don’t stop when the NFL checks do. So they need to be mar­ketable if they want to keep up that lifestyle.

How mar­ketable do you think NFL play­ers are now that the league is iden­ti­fied with protest­ing against the flag and police? If you have a national brand or even a local one do you want to take a chance on iden­ti­fy­ing your brand with this type of thing?

And while the most vis­i­ble pro­test­ers will cer­tainly be affected even the avg player who didn’t take a knee is going to sud­denly dis­cover that the tag “ex-​NFL player” will no longer open finan­cial doors like it used to.

NFL play­ers, thanks to your protests you have sacked the finan­cial future of every guy in the league not named Brady or of that cal­iber and you’ve done it for decades to come. And when you find your­self in finan­cial trou­ble you will have the unpleas­ant real­iza­tion that you as a group did this to your­selves and to every col­lege player that fol­lows you.

One more point concerning the NFL protests.

The NFL players might be OK with a less profitable league and a contract that might be smaller right now when they are making six and seven figures but they are forgetting something.

The avg NFL players career is 3.3 years, for a pro-bowl caliber player that shoots up to 11.7. This is the time of maximum earnings for these players, not only from playing but from endorsements and appearances.

Now a very smart player might put money aside for when the big checks stop coming but if they do not they will find that the taxes and the mortgages on those million dollar properties don’t stop when the NFL checks do. So they need to be marketable if they want to keep up that lifestyle.

How marketable do you think NFL players are now that the league is identified with protesting against the flag and police? If you have a national brand or even a local one do you want to take a chance on identifying your brand with this type of thing?

And while the most visible protesters will certainly be affected even the avg player who didn’t take a knee is going to suddenly discover that the tag “ex-NFL player” will no longer open financial doors like it used to.

NFL players, thanks to your protests you have sacked the financial future of every guy in the league not named Brady or of that caliber and you’ve done it for decades to come. And when you find yourself in financial trouble you will have the unpleasant realization that you as a group did this to yourselves and to every college player that follows you.