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What comes now for the NFL
after a tumultuous season?

Associated Press, by Howard Fendrich

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/3/2013 3:41:20 PM

NEW ORLEANS - The Super Bowl closes a tumultuous year for the NFL. Suicides by former NFL players. Thousands of others filing concussion lawsuits. New studies linking football to brain disease. Still no testing for human growth hormone. The specter of other purported performance-enhancing products — deer-antler spray, anyone? — being peddled to players. A pay-for-pain bounty scandal. A lockout of officials resolved only after a ludicrous game-ending call. Zero minority hires for 15 coach or general manager openings. And yet the league is as popular as ever. Advertisers paid nearly $4 million per 30-second

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Libs can´t quite figure out how to demolish the NFL. But give them time.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/3/2013 4:09:59 PM     (No. 9156162)

The liberals will only be able to lick around the edges, as there are too many black people making a fortune out of the game. As has it has always been, if you want to get rich playing football you have to take your chances!

This again shows a primary difference between conservatives and liberals. Conservatives believe that the government should have laws to protect you again against others who wish you harm, and the Liberals think that the government should have laws that protect you against yourself.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/3/2013 4:10:45 PM     (No. 9156164)

Most of the sane public doesn´t give a damn about the liberal´s gripes on football.You can´t make it injury proof,no more than military,cops and firemen.It comes with the territory.

I wouldn´t want to install steel beams in the upper floors of skyscrapers with the wind blowing but people do knowing the risk.
This lawsuit is a class action because the individual cases are weak. The NFL should make each player prove concussions ruined their lives one way or another.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Italiano, 2/3/2013 4:35:03 PM     (No. 9156201)

Considering the rules changes that have taken mussing the QB´s hair and physical pass defense out of the equation, every passing and receiving record from here on in needs to be followed by an asterisk.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/3/2013 4:38:25 PM     (No. 9156205)

The NFL made more money than ever and cares less for this tripe.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hairy Eyeball, 2/3/2013 5:52:21 PM     (No. 9156295)

THOUSANDS filing concussion lawsuits??? Lost me, right dang there!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Not Always Right, 2/3/2013 8:09:23 PM     (No. 9156428)

I guess I am terribly unPC but the statement about "zero minority hires for 15 coach or general manager openings" seems to me to be one step too far down the PC road. Is our society so benighted now that we have to have a quota in every single endeavor we undertake?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nwcudagal, 2/3/2013 8:36:01 PM     (No. 9156460)

I had been a NFL fan for 40 years; started watching in high school. For 25 years I had Super Bowl parties that were legendary. Somehow the players just seemed to all act like punks to me and then there was Mr. Vick. When they allowed him to play football again I lost interest.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/3/2013 8:42:28 PM     (No. 9156474)

Power just went out.

N.O. is a third world country.

Ravens have it anyway.

Still.....seems kinda weird.

Hope it´s only accidental and not something......bad.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: j9zig2009, 2/3/2013 10:29:25 PM     (No. 9156627)

NFL becoming gay. All started with the pink shoes and fining James Harrison out the wazoo for being an excellent defensive player. He said a few years ago:

"I don´t want to hurt nobody. I don´t want to step on nobody´s foot or hurt their toe. I don´t want to have no dirt or none of this rubber on this field fly into their eye and make their eye hurt. I just want to tackle them softly on the ground and if you all can, we´ll lay a pillow down where I´m going to tackle them, so they don´t hit the ground too hard ... Mr. Goodell." wazoo for being a star defensive player.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: G-Tom, 2/4/2013 1:06:03 AM     (No. 9156765)

I´ll miss it til Sept when t starts up again. But, I won´t miss seeing all those tattooed thugs actin like criminals and all that UGLY so-called "hair" hangin out of their hats.

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