NFL Changes Rules for Non-Games in Upcoming Non-Season

March 24, 2011

NFL owners change the rules for kickoffs and instant replay next season… whenever that may be.

The Goal has Been Changed

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NFL Players Solidarity Gesture Nonsense

September 10, 2010

Last night the NFL season kicked off as the defending Superbowl Champion New Orleans Saints played the Minnesota Favres in a rematch of last year’s NFC Championship game, yielding the same result: a Saints victory.

Before the game, however, players on both teams made a statement by holding up one finger as a solidarity gesture. The move was intended to show that the NFL players union is united (duh, asĀ  “union” implies) in the intense debate over a new labor deal with NFL owners where both sides will end up with a ton of money.

The NFL money fight is front & center instead of behind closed doors, where it needs to be. Fans who supply the league with dollars want to see football, not financial frustration.

Unfortunately, the fans don’t get a chance to collectively give the middle finger to the entire NFL: players and owners alike.

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