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Old Posted Feb 13, 2019, 6:41 PM
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Originally Posted by HomeInMyShoes View Post
Probably Ragib Ismail. Although his wasn't "football" salary. It was rumoured he was paid something like 3.5 million a year, but only $150,000 a year to play football.
It was a 4 year, $18.2 million US deal. First year paid over $6 million. Again, that was 1991 (!). I'm pretty sure Ismail was the highest paid player in pro football when he signed that contract.

There were a few CFL millionaire contracts back in the free spending 90s, the downside was that they almost killed the league.
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