It's been 24 days since the Ravens outlasted the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. And while most of us are looking ahead to free agency and the draft, at least two players from the big game are still reveling in what was and reeling from what could've been.
Winning isn't cheap, an adage that has likely been repeated a countless number of times among front office executives in Baltimore and San Francisco. Both Super Bowl XLVII participants were among the heaviest spenders in the NFL in 2012, according to a study by The Guardian. Despite a 4-12 record, the Lions had the highest team salary in the NFL this season.