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NFL players concerned about money

Updated: March 20, 2011, 11:58 AM ET
Associated Press

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. -- "Show me the money" -- the famous line from the movie "Jerry Maguire" -- has taken on a whole new meaning in the NFL's labor impasse.

For the players, it's morphed into, "Show me how much I need for bills my team used to pay."

Since the owners implemented a lockout last Saturday, players are responsible for signing up for and funding their own health benefits, or COBRA policies. The average monthly fee for a family policy is $2,400, the players' association says.

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