From Toughness to Cowardice: Are NFL Players Weaker in Today’s Era?

July 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Being a Green Bay Packer fan, I have experienced many things in my years of loyalty toward the green and gold.
For one, I've experienced watching seemingly crazy people stand shirtless in Lambeau Field during the frigid months that are December and January as they attempt to show their loyalty to their favorite franchise.
But aside from those lunatics that we all love to call "die-hard fans," the one thing that I have always taken pride in is saying that the Packers are one of the toughest teams in all of football.
Don't get me wrong, there are many other equally, if not tougher teams in the history of NFL. 
Firstly, the Chicago Bears come to mind, during their dominant 1970s to 1980s period.  And of course, who could forget the Pittsburgh's "Steel Curtain" era, that saw the likes of some of the most brutish defenders the league has ever seen to date.
However, when it comes to today's modern game, some things seem to lack a little. 
No, I'm ...

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