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NFL players are jealous of the NBA's monster contracts

Tim Fuller / USA TODAY Sports

The ridiculous money handed out so far in NBA free agency, including Steph Curry's reported five-year, $201-million contract, has caught more than just the attention of basketball fans.

Curry's deal dwarfs the record five-year, $125-million contract his Bay Area peer, Derek Carr, signed last week - something that seemed to lead some NFL players to regret the career path they chose:

A few NFL players even went so far as to say they'll push their children into a sport with higher salaries than football:

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