Tough market for veterans

Teams must spend money, but they aren't spending it on experience

Originally Published: May 6, 2013
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

One of the hardest things to handle about life in the NFL is the cruel reality of aging. The NBA can find jobs for past-their-prime veterans like Grant Hill, Juwan Howard and Kurt Thomas. The Colorado Rockies didn't see a problem with having 49-year-old Jamie Moyer on the mound last season.

Pro football, however, is an entirely different beast. Even productive players can have a hard time making a living once they've reached certain points in their respective careers.

That ...

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