Safety Tony Jefferson recently got his performance bonus check. For his playing time last season and the fact he has been on an undrafted rookie contract, he was paid over $240,000 for outplaying his deal. He splurged a little bit on his mom and also learned a lesson in taxes with the check.
Here's what he shared through his Twitter account:
Finally got moms a car ... I'm fake rich pic.twitter.com/E9HMaVNQJM— Tony Jefferson (@tonyjefferson1) March 27, 2016
My player performance check got taxed so much ...— Tony Jefferson (@tonyjefferson1) March 28, 2016
Like wow.. Literally 1/3 of check went to taxes .— Tony Jefferson (@tonyjefferson1) March 28, 2016
He joked the Mercedes he got his mom might need to turn into a Pruis or a Camry.
We all have felt Jefferson's pain at some point, getting paid something and then realizing how much less it is because of withholdings.