Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by SanDiegoSteel, Apr 18, 2017.
And to think, my wife can't even give me away (lord knows she has tried)!
An instagram is like a Teddy Graham that just appears instantly. I think.
Looks like he's goes balls out on more that just gameday. That's how he's found himself in this situation.
I wouldn't bet on it. In fact, if I were a betting man, I'd say that AB will someday join the ranks of pro athletes who have gone broke. Too many signs point to it.
I would say it's a gold digger who wants an instant gram of coke so she can get knocked up for child support to contribute to those behaviors.
That's his life. I am sure those women know he was a dog for a long time. Non event for me
If AB finishes out his current contract, he would've earned over 100 million in his career. He can take care of his family for life.
Maybe this is why Ross is our pick at #30 on a few mocks.. Bryant is out and Brown is always in and out.
AB should ask Andre Risen about the lifestyle of big mansions, fancy cars and loose women. Seems he's headed down the same path.
Walker had a gambling problem, AB also has some endorsements he won't be in the poor house IMO.
Well let's hope whoever AB is with doesn't decide to burn his shoes in the bathtub.
Lots of athletes live AB's lifestyle, they don't all go broke.
Plus, there will be other avenues open to AB to make money after football.
Well, that is before taxes.
I hope that you're right. But from what I'm seeing, he's not headed in that direction.
80% of them do. It's an epidemic.
That's more than I thought but he's not talking about the star players. That 80% is the average player making 750,000, which is what most of the league is made up of.
There are many doors open to players like AB, even if he found himself in financial trouble, he'll have opportunities to make more.
It's definitely an epidemic and not just in the NFL and not just in pro sports but in the whole country. People don't know how to manage money and simply "making" a lot of it does not equal "having" a lot of it. It's no different that people that win the powerball stuff and wind up broke. You would think they'd never be able to get rid of that much money but it's probably not all that hard. I'm not saying I think AB will go broke but I can't say I'd be too surprised if he did. I have a buddy at work that got a big raise and called me one day and said that it was weird because even though he had gotten a big raise they didn't feel like they had any more money than they did before. It was because their spending was outdoing their savings. At one point I almost started driving the tractor trailers at work and when we were in the class for it my buddy teaching it went in to a whole spiel about watching our finances because it's an extremely high paying job and he said we'd be surprised how many of the drivers have financial problems in spite of that because they get addicted to making so much money that they just think they can afford anything and before they know it they're only making money to turn around and spend on bills. One of my buddies did wind up doing that job and is in that exact situation as we speak. His wife was going craaaazy buying stuff. Now they are getting a divorce. They have 3 kids that he's gonna wind up seeing every other weekend. But HEY he's making money!!! The love of money....