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Steve Smith Not Shocked Today’s NFL Players are Broke

Pro Football Talk reports that Panthers WR Steve Smith he’s not shocked in the least to hear that today’s breed of NFL players are broke.

Plenty of NFL players burn through plenty of money, plenty of times in a given year. Panthers receiver Steve Smith isn’t surprised by this dynamic, and he has a few ideas as to why it happens.

“Mismanagement of money doesn’t change because you have a lot of money, there are a lot of guys out there that make a lot of money and that make a little money and still live paycheck to paycheck,” Smith told WFNZ in Charlotte on Wednesday. “You know, ignorance of how the financial game works or managing money doesn’t exclude you because you have a lot of it, it just enables you to make bigger and dumber mistakes because you have a lot of money.”


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