Here's What Really Happens to Professional Athletes After They Retire

Shawne Merriman, Arian Foster and Plaxico Burress give a glimpse into professional athletes' life after retirment in LeBron comedy 'Now We're Talking'

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What's the next move for a retired athlete? It seems like more and more are taking a page out of The Rock aka Dwayne Johnson's playbook and trying their hand at acting. From professional wrestler to mega movie star, the former college football player proves nothing's wrong with a career pivot. 

That's the underlying premise of Go90's new comedy series, Now We're TalkingCreated by and starring Tommy Dewey and Tug Coker, the show follows the post-NFL lives of fictional quarterbacks Tug Tanner and Tommy Arondall. In an inception-like take, the pair try to transition from the field to the broadcast booth, enrolling in a sports broadcasting class that features real-life professional athletes, Shawne Merriman, Arian Foster and Plaxico Burress

Produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter's UninterruptedNow We're Talking is a real comedy with real athletes facing very real issues. The end result is as hilarious as it is honest. Watch the entire season now on go90

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