Spending money - 05/15/14

The Tennessee Titans signed two of their draft picks today.  Marqueston Huff and DaQuan Jones are in the fold on the eve of rookie orientation.

It must feel great for these two players.  They just left college where money can be tight, and now they have all the spending money they'll need for a while.

Players in college talk about not having enough to eat and going hungry.  I'm not sure Huff or Jones ever felt this way.  But safe to say, they won't anymore now that they have put their "John Hancock's" on their first NFL contracts.

Congrats guys!

 

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