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10 NFL Players Who Tackled Investing

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With the Super Bowl approaching this weekend, football fans are likely focused on the upcoming faceoff between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs.

Off the field, many National Football League players aim to score big with investing. As with any investor, their results may vary.

While it may seem to make sense that highly paid NFL players would have plenty of money to save and invest to enjoy long-term wealth, some meet with financial disaster soon after their professional football careers end. A working paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research in 2015 found that 1.9% of NFL players had filed for bankruptcy within two years of retirement, and 15.7% were in bankruptcy by 12 years.

Others, however, have focused on saving and investing. Check the gallery for a look at 10 NFL pros known for their investing activities.