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OT: "29-year-old quit the NFL to sell Pokémon cards"

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Not Patriots-related, but an interesting article nevertheless.

While rehabbing, he found himself focusing more and more on the side hustle he picked up during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic. And this past fall, when it came time to decide whether to fight for a spot on a new team — in his case, the Las Vegas Raiders — or double down on selling Pokémon cards, he made a surprising decision.

He chose the cards, launching his company Blake’s Breaks in July 2022 and committing to it full-time in November. Over the past seven months, it’s brought in more than $5 million in revenue on collectible reselling platform Whatnot, according to documents reviewed by CNBC Make It.


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This should be a story filed by SI's Rick Reilly under the header "This week's sign of the apocalypse "

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