VIDEO: After the whistle; How player finances determine win or loss in life

By Joe Musso

The life of an NFL athlete is highlighted by bright lights, bone crushing collisions and dollar signs. But what happens to those players when the the lights turn off and the six-figure checks stop coming every two weeks? Personal financial education is topic that professional athletes too often ignore, but NFL Veterans like Jason Mckie and Garrett Wolfe are evidence that players can find further success off the gridiron .