Like so many other aging veteran athletes, Urlacher perceived his value to be much higher than it realistically was. He had grown accustomed to being paid as one of the highest paid players at his position with the security of multi-year contracts.
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Social Media In Sports: Professional Athletes React To Calvin Johnson’s Record-Breaking Saturday Night
The Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson broke history Saturday night in a 31-18 loss against the Atlanta Falcons. The former Georgia Tech standout broke Jerry Rice’s NFL record for most receiving yards in a season. Following Johnson’s record-breaking evening, professional athletes — both current and former — utilized social media in sports and specifically, twitter, to congratulate…