Hails a Yellow Cab
… It’s Just Not Fair.
13 minutes ago BY TMZ STAFF
Here’s NFL legend Joe Montana leaving LAX Wednesday in a taxi (not a chauffeur-driven black car) … which is fine … but it reminds us how LITTLE he got paid compared to the guys who came after him.
We pulled some numbers … back in 1990, Montana signed a contract that made him the highest paid player in the NFL — a 4-year deal worth $13 million … that’s $3.25 mil per year.
Even with inflation, Montana’s annual $3.25 mil salary from his ’90 deal only amounts to about $6 mil per season today.
Don’t get it twisted, Montana’s definitely not poor … but when was the last time you saw Aaron Rodgers hail a cab?