It’s been rough to be a part of the NFL over the past two weeks. Three people who work for professional football teams have lost their lives; two players and a grounds crew member. Teams who have lost members of their organization the day before a game, however, are 3-0 this season.
NBC dubbed Sunday nights’ AFC East match-up between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins as Futbol Americano. The Spanish theme was supposedly for Hispanic Heritage Month, but may have been a subtle promotion for some sort of baseball-football Black-Spanish exchange program. Looking for the minority mix up, since baseball has been itching for more black players and there are plenty to be found in the NFL, which could benefit from stealing some soccer fans. Even though NBC showed the score with the team names reading “Jets de Nuevo York” and “Dolphins de Miami”, it doesn’t make Mark Sanchez seem any more Mexican.