Ravens CB Deion Sanders has challenged “all professional athletes” to match his donation of $1,000 to benefit those affected by Hurrican Katrina.

Sanders’ initiative comes a day after the Falcons’ Warrick Dunn made a similar challenge, though the Atlanta running back suggested $5000 USD as the going rate for all NFL players other than those from the New Orleans Saints.

Not to make light of the tragic events in Louisiana and Mississippi, but at the current rate of reverse one-upmanship, we’re 48 hours away from Jesse Palmer pledging 50 bucks