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Tom Brady or Peyton Manning: Which Player Deserves a Wealthier Contract?

Published by Ryan Cook on July 28, 2010
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

I often sit back and wonder how it is at all possible for there to be so much money in the world. You'd think with so many highly paid athletes these days, many leagues and agents would be on the edge of bankruptcy, yet they still continue to push on.

When it comes to football, contracts are far and few between.  While just about every star player is payed a considerably "high" amount of money these days, there are the obvious select few that raise the bar in terms of Ben Franklins taken home at the end of February.

Historically speaking, the quarterback position has always been the most wealthy in the NFL.  If it wasn't John Elway collecting a large sum of money by past standards, it was Brett Favre, who signed a $1.4 million deal in his rookie season with the Atlanta Falcons.

However, in comparison to today's standards achieved by quarterbacks, these past numbers are weak. 

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