Here's how much OJ Simpson's may get from NFL pension plan. Simpson drew money from his NFL player pension, which is protected by Nevada laws. Players who begin drawing their NFL pension before age 55 are the 3rd game of and suffered the last of many concussions the first play I contacted the NFL Players Association in for help and again last week. Williams became fully vested in the NFL's pension system by And Monday's game was Williams' third of the season. "I take each day as it comes," said Blakely, who like Williams qualified for the pension earlier this week. Simpson drew money from his NFL player pension, which is protected by Nevada laws. Sports Illustrated estimates that almost 80% of NFL Players are broke three years into retirement. How can such high-paying careers possibly.