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Only one hard hit in the 3 min long clip and it was one of maybe 3 defensive clips not counting Ray Lewis dancing around and flexing his muscles
I keep going back and forth on if I care or not in terms of the this wonderful game turning into something I don't recognize
But man, sometimes it truly breaks my heart
What a joke this is becoming SMH
fsufsu said... I've got about 10 great stories on Lane but all you need to know is he will never be a loser, that's for sure.
It's a damn shame
Sucks what Goodell has done. Whats even worse, no matter how bad it gets, I know my ass will still watch.. I'll still play fantasy and still bet games. No matter how much I hate or will hate the wussiness of the NFL, I'm a sucker and still will never miss a Saints game.
Definition of insanity is watching the NFL thinking its a great sport.
Danielle Hunter, Jamario Rasco, Anthony FREAK Johnson.. DL wrecking crew of 2013.
They have to do what they are doing though. I hate it as much as the next guy, but the league would be getting lawsuit after lawsuit if they didn't start taking action to protect the players.
The players who are bringing lawsuits and complaining about concussions are just as much at fault as anyone else.
False, and chalk you up as another fan that doesn't get it
The players are suing cause the NFL robs them and doesn't give them hardly/if any medical benefits for giving up their well being and long term health to make the owners richer than ever
and meanwhile Goodell is making 20 million a year while preaching he " cares " about the players ... yeah, my ass he does.... not more than he cares about his wallet
If they would just give the ex players some effin medical support, they wouldn't have to sue... they have been backed into a corner and have no choice but to sue, they are in no shape to work and have no income as well as no health insurance/families to support
Playing in the NFL is literally the worst profession on earth but they sell the perception its a dream come true so they can continue to get rich and treat the players like slaves
And kids like you don't realize it and continue to buy tickets and so on
They give two shits about player safety, they want the game to be safer so they can continue to get rich while making sure players aren't literally dying in pain afterwards with major medical bills, so guess what.... they don't sue due to insane medical problems
Everything is about money my friend, don't be an idiot... you are young but open your god damn eyes
If the NFL cared, they would give these players lifetime medical insurance or at least until a certain age at best, that way they could continue keeping the game the way it is and everybody wins.... most importantly the players and fans... its not like the owners and front office guys wouldn't still be rich, just not as insanely rich as they are which I know...... is such a tragedy lol.... fu** the NFL and any co*k sucking asshole that works for them
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Gene was a joke no doubt, but he tried in terms of the ex players
He just gave up after awhile and focused on other things, of course this didn't sit well with many and he was relived of his duties for it
You realize the league minimum is 375,000 dollars this year for rookies and goes up every year after that. That is probably more than I will ever make in a year and Im going to manage to get myself insurance.
How bout instead of running up 1000 dollar bar tabs all the time they do something smart to protect themselves instead of blaming the league that gets them an insane amount of money.
Junior Seau made 28 million over his career and couldn't come up with some money for medical care?
Knew this was coming, Im not even going to get into it but you obviously have no clue how finances work
To suggest that all players blow their money on bullshit is an ignorant cop out and one that the owners use to keep boning them in the ass
The league doesn't give every player an insane amount of money and one RB that plays for 3 years only does incredible damage to his body, damage that would eat that 375 grand in a matter of weeks/months
So what does said players kids do in this situation ? or the wife ? how does he pay his bills ? how does he pay for medical insurance ? please, riddle me that ?
Yup, but they won't fork over money unless they have too
The solution needs to come in a negotiation between players and owners. Owners shouldn't be paying these guys tons of money and footing their medical bills for life. Some players can't do it all themselves. There needs to be big changes and both sides want it to come fully out of the others pocket and that isn't going to work.
Agreed, but Im on the players side at the end of the day
I'd rather them get what they deserve than some douche bag dick sucker like Dan Synder or Jerry Jones
No need for those assholes to be swimming in billions of dollars when guys have literally no quality of life starting at ages as early as your late 40's
You just have to realize the number of guys they would be footing the bill for though. If every guy that plays just 1 year for the team and then is cut gets medical care. Where is the cutoff, do you have to play 3 years to get medical, do you have to play so many snaps. Are proven football related injuries only covered. There are tons of variables and really no good way to do it.
I don't know the numbers, but think about how many guys Jerry Jones would have to care for through his 24 years as owner.
Well obviously I agree there needs to be shades of grey, Im not saying its that black and white my man
Just saying these players deserve more than jack shit
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