Anquan Boldin Speaks out About NFL’s Mixed Message with Thursday Night Football

October 15, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Monday, respected San Francisco 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin held an online video chat with fans via the Bay Area News Group and shared some strong words for the NFL regarding player safety. A few minutes into his Q and A session, a fan asked Boldin what he thought of the recently released PBS documentary League of Denial, which is critical of the way the NFL has handled concussion protocol.
While Boldin said he didn't see the documentary and initially praised the league for the steps it has made to be proactive against head injuries, he said he doesn't agree with the concept of Thursday night games. You can watch his statement at the 4:14 mark of the video below, via Bay Area News Group:
Here is the full text of Boldin's quote:
But there are some things that just don't make sense to me. If you're so concerned about player safety then why do you have every team in the league playing on Thursday night when they just competed on a Sunday, knowing exactly how difficult i...

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