The Most Overpaid NFL Player at Every Position

June 22, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You could probably put together a valid argument stating that every single professional baseball, basketball, hockey and football player in the United States is overpaid. After all, the minimum salary for any four-year NFL veteran is $685,000.
Those guys are playing a game. Surgeons are savin' lives and whatnot, but according to Forbes, they only make an average of $231,000. Football isn't rocket science, but every veteran NFL player makes at least seven times what your average rocket scientist takes home, according to the Houston Chronicle. Why should these over-sized children make more than those in charge of grooming and educating actual children, right? But they do make more. A lot more.
The reality, sadly, is that nobody hands over a two weeks' pay in order to watch doctors, teachers and researchers at work. The free market has treated pro football players well, and you can't embrace the art of supply and demand and pay to watch sports while also dumping o...

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