A shocking reason to quit the NFL, plus Saudi recruitment of an LGBTQ+ advocate
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Blake Martinez had just proved — again — that he could be a really good NFL linebacker. He made it all the way back, after going from Green Bay’s fourth-round pick to $30 million Giants signee to Raiders practice squad guy. He was 28 and healthy.
Then he quit.
These days, Martinez makes gobs of money selling Pokémon cards. No typos in that sentence. Zak Keefer detailed Martinez’s strange career…