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Ryan Broyles lived on $60K budget, may have $1M in bank

Ryan Broyles was placed on waivers earlier this week by the Detroit Lions and currently is an unemployed free agent. The wide receiver made news earlier this year when it was reported he and his wife and newborn son were living on a $60,000/year budget. Given his current employment status, his frugality was a good thing, as a reasonable estimate would put him at having at least...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Broyles lives off $60,000 per year, saves the rest

Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles is entering the final season of his rookie contract this year. The former second-round pick has appeared in only 11 games over the past two seasons and caught just 10 passes during that span, so there may not be much interest for him on the free agent market in 2016. Fortunately, Broyles doesn’t feel that he needs the money. Earlier this...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions wide receiver Broyles lives on $60K annual budget

There are far too many stories about professional athletes making millions, only to see that money disappear down the drain. Yet just because a few athletes are financially irresponsible doesn’t mean it’s the norm. Just look at Ryan Broyles. The Detroit Lions wide receiver is in the third year of a four-year contract worth $3.6 million with more than $1.42 million guaranteed...
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions receiver Ryan Broyles lives on $60,000 a year

For Detroit Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles, living beyond your means has never really been an issue for him. That’s because the former Oklahoma standout whose dealt with his fair share of health issues barely touches any of the $3.68 million dollar rookie contract he signed with the Lions. In an article on, the 27-year old Broyles said that he and his wife live on...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions WR Ryan Broyles lives on $60,000 budget

Rick Osentoski/Associated Press Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles is in the final year of a $3.68 million rookie deal that included $1.42 million in guarantees and has averaged $919,625 a year.  But, he didn’t blow it out after signing the seven-figure deal out of the University of Oklahoma in 2012.  In fact, he did the exact opposite. There probably isn’t a more frugal NFL...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Broyles knows what it means to make money last

Ryan Broyles may be a forgotten man in Detroit but his decisions off the field should be commended.   Ryan Broyles can not seem to stay on the field for the Detroit Lions but away from it, he can at least hang his hat on how frugal he has been with his money. wrote an initial story on the fourth-year receiver’s financial plan that many athletes whether in the NFL or...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Lions WR Ryan Broyles shows off crazy hands

Instagram Lions wide receiver Ryan Broyles posted a video to Instagram showing off that his hands are a lot better than his knees. And while this is impressive, I’m actually more impressed by the other dude. His job looks a lot easier than it is. Broyles, a second round draft pick of the Lions in 2009 has appeared in 21 games, catching 32 passes for 420 yards and two touchdowns...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Three impact players from the game against Jacksonville

Throughout preseason there have been certain players to prove themselves and others that have fallen short of expectations. After three preseason games and particularly the one against the Jaguars, there are three players that I’m predicting will be important pieces for the Detroit Lions this season. 1. Ryan Broyles Ryan Broyles Ryan Broyles is going to be the third wide receiver...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Healthy Broyles could help Lions

Who could blame Ryan Broyles for feeling a little bitter by the streak of bad luck that has led to three straight season-ending injuries? But that's not Broyles. The Detroit Lions wide receiver is a spiritual guy who seems to find a way to always stay optimistic, even in tough times. "Man, I'm in a blessed position, to be honest," said Broyles, 26. "Football or not, I feel I've been...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit's Ryan Broyles cleared for offseason workouts

The Detroit Lions got some good news this week, as wide receiver Ryan Broyles has been cleared for offseason workouts after suffering a torn right Achilles' tendon last season. How much he'll be able to do in voluntary team workouts right now is unclear, but Broyles should be at full strength in time for training camp. Broyles holds the NCAA FBS career record for career receptions...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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