Per the Bradenton Herald:
Pro athletes are constantly cashing in. David Beckham (a soccer player!) and Rashard Lewis (who?) signed nine-digit deals. Roger Clemens is making $28 million for just half a season's work. And A-Rod is sure to hit paydirt (again) this offseason. But buyers beware, you don't always get what you pay for:Sir. I am sure, as a Redskin fan, I have not the foggiest idea of that which you speak. Perhaps if you could...
5 Deion Sanders, Washington Redskins, $56 million: Neon Deion really meant it when he recorded "Must Be the Money." Prime Time's D.C. stint lasted just one subpar season, during which he disrupted team chemistry, then abruptly retired (for the first time), taking with him a sizable wad of cash he didn't earn.Sanders added, around the time of the signing, "It's wonderful to be
Though I'm sure many fans disagree with me, I've always considered "Prime Time" a rapper/actor who happened to play fooball, as opposed to a football player who happened to rap or act on occasion. To wit, please enjoy this awesomely awesome
Stanley Kirk Burrell MC Hammer The Reverend Hammer music video for "Pumps and a Bump" (which is ostensibly a reference to a Bouncy Castle of some kind, though I'd rather not speculate) where Prime Time a/k/a Deion Sanders showcases the acting/rapping talents that persistently eclipsed his NFL accomplishments: