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 Player who made $40 million over his career filed for bankruptcy

Former NFL running back Clinton Portis has filed for bankruptcy just five years after retiring from the league.

Portis, who made $40 million over the course of his nine-year career, has a long list of creditors, including the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas ($287,178.56), the IRS ($458,619.79), his mother ($500,000), and others.

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According to NBC Sports, bad investments led to Portis’ downfall, as he lost $8 million on a failed casino and another $2 million to a Ponzi scheme. Portis had nearly 12,000 all-purpose yards and 80 touchdowns playing for the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins.

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