Black Friday Special: Pro Athletes as Black Friday Door Busters

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Black Friday Special: Pro Athletes as Black Friday Door Busters
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It's the day after Thanksgiving, and as Americans we all know what that means. Today is a day of mass hysteria at every store and shopping mall across this great country. Today is Black Friday.

It's the biggest shopping day of the holiday season, and with it comes some of the greatest, too-good-to-be-true bargains any shopper has ever seen. It's a shopper's heaven.

Unfortunately, Black Friday also brings some worthless "bargains," traffic, riots and Wal-Mart stampedes. Depending on your perspective, it can be a great day, or the worst day of your life.

Such is the case when it comes to teams signing and drafting players in professional sports. Some players offer teams and their fans exceptional value, while others are such disasters, they can actually set teams back for years.

So what if some of today's athletes were Black Friday door busters? Who would be the must-own item worth camping out for, and who would be that must-have talking toy that your child only plays with for a week, and ends up being half the price before January ends?

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