Lawrence Taylor Selling His Super Bowl Ring

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In a highly controversial move, former Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor is auctioning off his 1991 Super Bowl ring for a whopping $100,000 just one day after the team received their new rings.

Taylor has put the ring up for sale on SCP Auctions and is hoping to pull in a hundred grand for the diamond-studded jewelry, which some thought was a lofty goal; however, with one day still left to bid the auction is already at almost $90,000. The minimum bid is $10,000.

Part of the item description reads, "The ring shows considerable wear, that in some eyes, only enhances it aura. A phenomenally important memento from one of the greatest football players of all-time."

Mike Freeman, National NFL Insider, wrote about the auction with unconcealed disdain, calling Taylor a "disgrace" and a "train wreck". And while not everyone agrees with him, there is a consensus that Taylor is disappointing a lot of people by selling such a prized and hard-earned possession.

Terrell Owens blows through $80 mil he made in the NFL, and now Lawrence Taylor is selling his '90 Super Bowl ring. Sad. Pathetically sad.
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Hookers aren't free, so Lawrence Taylor is selling one of his Super Bowl rings:
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Lawrence Taylor is auctioning off the Super Bowl XXV ring he won with the 1990 NY Giants. The question is what did LeBron James bid? #Heat
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Amanda Crum
Amanda Crum is a writer and artist from Kentucky. She's a fan of Edward Gorey, Hunter S. Thompson, and horror movies. You can follow her on Google:+Amanda Crum