Pittsburgh Steelers’ Reciever Hines Ward Speaks The Truth About the NFL

December 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Hines Ward was very outspoken on Tuesday about his feelings toward the NFL.
Courtesy of Yahoo.com, this is what Hines had to see about the league:
"The league doesn't care about us anyway. They don't care about the safety of the game. If the league was so concerned about the safety, why are you adding two more games on? You talk about you don't want players to drink...and all you see is beer commercials. You don't want us to gamble, but then there are [NFL-endorsed lottery scratch-off games].
"[The illegal-hit penalties are] going to change the outcome; somebody's going to lose a game because of it. It's going to be a huge play in a playoff game, somebody's going to hit a quarterback or do something and the referee is going to be too scared to call it. So he's going to call it anyway so he can save his tail. He may not even get fined or not, but it will come down to the outcome of a ballgame."
Amen, Hines, amen. Now, I've not always been a fan ...

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