The NFL can be cruel to those attempting to earn a job as a player in that professional league. While the NFL can be incredibly lucrative, with a mini
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Does being on a practice squad count as NFL experience? Sills has been in the “NFL” for the last 2 seasons but don’t know whether that still places him at the $9k salary level or the $14k level. Either one, if he can last for the entire year, is decent money and all likely earned money during training camp as well. Even only a week or two on the active roster could make for a decent yearly income. But long term need to make a roster or move on. Perhaps hanging on via the practice squad could open up some coaching opportunities as well. So there is that to consider.