It’s the NFL Draft: Here’s financial advice for incoming rookies from current and former players

During this week’s NFL Draft, many young men will achieve their dream of becoming a professional athlete. Some of them will also become instant millionaires.

There’s no shortage of stories out there about professional athletes who make — and lose — millions of dollars. MarketWatch spoke with several current and former NFL players, as well as an accountant who advises professional athletes, and asked them what financial advice they’d give the 2017 crop of NFL rookies to help prevent them from being another cautionary tale.

“One minute you’re bouncing a check at Pizza Hut, and the next you’re cashing a check for $11 million,” says former No.

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