Canceling of the NFL’s Hall of Fame Game Is Embarrassing but Correct Call

August 8, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Preseason NFL games don't count, nor do they really matter. In fact, a lot of fans, players, coaches and league representatives—including Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy, whose team was supposed to play in Sunday night's Hall of Fame Game—feel the preseason is too long. 
So neither the Packers nor the Indianapolis Colts should be affected by the cancellation of Sunday's preseason opener, making the decision to call off the game a no-brainer. 
It's a tremendous shame that a botched pregame paint job forced the game to be canceled, especially for the fans who traveled to see the exhibition and the young players excited to make their first impression. It's possible this was going to be a coming-out party for rookie Packers linebacker Blake Martinez or Colts second-round safety T.J. Green. 
We'll never know. And sadly, neither will they. 
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