Jordan Zirm
- Jordan Zirm is an Assistant Content Director for STACK Media. After earning his BS in Journalism from the University of Missouri, he spent time writing...

The 7 Worst Seasons by Athletes Signing Big Contracts

November 30, 2012

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Professional athletes always seem to be playing for that next big contract. The good ones outperform their current deal in a season or two and ask for a pay raise. More times than not, the front office obliges. But the old adage "be careful what you wish for" certainly applies in these situations. With huge contracts come impossible expectations, and some players have found the pressure overwhelming. Here is a list of athletes who have wilted under the pressure of signing a big contract.

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Jordan Zirm
- Jordan Zirm is an Assistant Content Director for STACK Media. After earning his BS in Journalism from the University of Missouri, he spent time writing...

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