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Stinger
07-20-2010, 10:27 PM
The espn salary crunch lets you find out what it would take for a pro athlete to make what you make in a year, broken down to stats. Read'em and weep:


Matt Cassel
http://espn.go.com/espn/thelife/salary/index?athleteId=4328868

Lebron
http://espn.go.com/espn/thelife/salary/index?athleteId=5343380

JaMarcus Russell
http://espn.go.com/espn/thelife/salary/index?athleteId=5142920

Many more to choose more at the bottom of links.

CosmicPal
07-20-2010, 10:30 PM
This ought to be a really depressing thread. :(

ChiefsCountry
07-20-2010, 10:32 PM
About 5 minutes into a game.

Phobia
07-20-2010, 10:32 PM
Most of them roll out of bed on January 1st making more than I make for the year.

Nzoner
07-20-2010, 10:32 PM
Damn I went with our very own Matt Cassel,he makes what I make in a year after throwing 26.38 yards :shake:

jspchief
07-20-2010, 10:34 PM
Cassel is there

Guru
07-20-2010, 10:36 PM
It doesn't

Guru
07-20-2010, 10:37 PM
About 5 minutes into a game.Damn, you are doing well for yourself.

Chocolate Hog
07-20-2010, 10:50 PM
Dane makes more then all those guys combined.

Reaper16
07-20-2010, 11:05 PM
Matt Cassel, to earn what I will earn for the 2010-2011 school year, will have to achieve the following stats:

<table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr valign="top"><td width="150">4.57 Passing yards</td><td width="150">.03 Touchdowns</td></tr><tr valign="top"><td width="150">.4 Completions</td><td width="150">.33 Rushing yards</td></tr></tbody></table>

rambleonthruthefog
07-20-2010, 11:29 PM
if you earn a million dollars a year, you earn a million times more than i do.

greg63
07-20-2010, 11:54 PM
...Compared to high priced athletes?


BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Seriously though; compared to low priced athletes...

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

|Zach|
07-21-2010, 12:10 AM
You do have to consider the absolute boat load someone making that much pays in taxes.

BWillie
07-21-2010, 12:13 AM
You will need to work 238.31 years in order to make LeBron James' annual salary. Lebron James plays .37 of a game and makes what I make in a year. FML

Bowser
07-21-2010, 12:27 AM
28.14 Passing yards .16 Touchdowns
2.49 Completions 2.06 Rushing yards

You will need to work 131.25 years in order to make Matt Cassel's annual salary.



That's just.....awful. For me.

-King-
07-21-2010, 12:29 AM
If you include the endorsement deals then these comparisons will really be crazy.
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kysirsoze
07-21-2010, 12:37 AM
28.14 Passing yards .16 Touchdowns
2.49 Completions 2.06 Rushing yards

You will need to work 131.25 years in order to make Matt Cassel's annual salary.



That's just.....awful. For me.

Not really! You got be beat over three times over. :deevee:

kysirsoze
07-21-2010, 12:38 AM
If you include the endorsement deals then these comparisons will really be crazy.
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Oh, yeah...well for this I didn't include my endorsement deals either.:D

Otter
07-21-2010, 07:19 AM
Ridiculous

Bane
07-21-2010, 07:43 AM
Matt Cassel

44.67 Passing yards

.25 Touchdowns

3.96 Completions

3.27 Rushing yards

You will need to work 82.68 years in order to make Matt Cassel's annual salary


That is truly depressing!Then again,that should take him about 3 games so I'll get over it.
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Sofa King
07-21-2010, 07:57 AM
Mine didn't give me stats. It just said "Kill yourself"...


:(

rockymtnchief
07-21-2010, 07:57 AM
Compared to Cassel:
23.56 passing yards
2.09 completions
.13 touchdowns
1.72 rushing yards

Damn, that makes me feel poor!

boogblaster
07-21-2010, 10:17 AM
They make more getting taped than I do all year ....

SDChiefs
07-21-2010, 10:21 AM
It says Matt Cassel will have to work 342.01 years to make Dane McClouds annual salary.

Sofa King
07-21-2010, 10:41 AM
It says Matt Cassel will have to work 342.01 years to make Dane McClouds annual salary.

ROFL

greg63
07-21-2010, 12:52 PM
You do have to consider the absolute boat load someone making that much pays in taxes.

True; in that case...


BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stewie
07-21-2010, 02:34 PM
I need to make my engineering job so interesting that I can charge people to watch me work. Get a TV contract, sell beer advertising, do some integrations, wow the audience with my sick skillz... It's gotta work somehow!

AndChiefs
07-21-2010, 02:45 PM
You will need to work 2019.23 years in order to make Matt Cassel's annual salary.

That's never a good sign.

RJ
07-21-2010, 03:40 PM
Mine didn't give me stats. It just said "Kill yourself"...


:(

All I got was this.


http://i31.tinypic.com/3343p5l.jpg

RedNeckRaider
07-21-2010, 04:00 PM
When I entered my salary on Russells page it said he completed a pass, heck thats a great game for him. I make better money than I thought~

chefsos
07-21-2010, 04:32 PM
It says Matt Cassel will have to work 342.01 years to make Dane McClouds annual salary.http://prod.static.chiefs.clubs.nfl.com/assets/images/imported/KC/photos/person-cards/players/player-headshots/Cassel_Matt_hs--nfl_thumb3_65_90.jpg See, it says right here that I'm underpaid. Let's talk extension.


http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQHJm3fRJ370z1BQ6m9NAt-KRb_1us066_ToS_X7g3wtDhTKMQ&t=1&usg=__1hKtBUMOxoX1YBnz833FBJecBVU= Matt. Get back to reality. It's Dane McCloud. Do you really compare? Do I? No. Also, my picture is bigger than yours.

siberian khatru
07-21-2010, 04:33 PM
http://prod.static.chiefs.clubs.nfl.com/assets/images/imported/KC/photos/person-cards/players/player-headshots/Cassel_Matt_hs--nfl_thumb3_65_90.jpg See, it says right here that I'm underpaid. Let's talk extension.


http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQHJm3fRJ370z1BQ6m9NAt-KRb_1us066_ToS_X7g3wtDhTKMQ&t=1&usg=__1hKtBUMOxoX1YBnz833FBJecBVU= Matt. Get back to reality. It's Dane McCloud. Do you really compare? Do I? No. Also, my picture is bigger than yours.



ROFL

threebag02
07-21-2010, 05:36 PM
28.14 Passing yards .16 Touchdowns
2.49 Completions 2.06 Rushing yards

You will need to work 131.25 years in order to make Matt Cassel's annual salary.



That's just.....awful. For me.


At least we could make it to half time. That's the same numbers I got.

wildcat09
07-21-2010, 06:43 PM
52.76 Passing yards .3 Touchdowns
4.67 Completions 3.86 Rushing yards

You will need to work 70 years in order to make Matt Cassel's annual salary.

I figure I got at least a game in......I still want to cry