Don’t Let the NFL Take Us for Granted Anymore

September 29, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL owners think very little of you and me. They consider us lemmings who won’t desert their league even with so-called referees calling touchbacks on punts downed on the four-yard line…. marking penalties from the wrong 44-yard line… giving a team two extra second-half timeouts… oh, I can’t go on, I’m a Packers fan for Pete’s sake.
--Sidenote: The University of Minnesota, Crookston must have used replacement painters. Note the logo on the 45-yard line instead of the 50—
The NFL logo has been called the shield, whose image Commissioner Roger Goodell talks about protecting.
All I see being protected is money.
Boat loads of money.
How much money? The current national television contract alone pays each team $153,125,000 per season. Yes, each team. Stop rubbing your eyes. I’ll write it out. That’s one hundred fifty three million, one hundred twenty five thousand dollars. 
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