Should the NFL Do Away with Voluntary Workouts?

June 15, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the close of  NFL OTAs, we continue to inch closer and closer to the start of the NFL regular season. These OTAs are voluntary workouts, and they've become a rather heated topic of debate lately, bringing about the question of whether the NFL should do away with them. 
Either way you look at voluntary workouts, it's hard to see the benefits outweighing the negatives they could potentially have on an NFL franchise. The two biggest pitfalls of OTAs are injuries, and players not showing up.
Today we will look at both of these pitfalls and determine a way the NFL can successfully deal with them, so they no longer cause problems to teams.
What is the Purpose of OTAs?
Before we begin solving issues, we first need to establish the overall purpose of OTAs. These workouts are mainly designed for coaches to get an early look at players and to start building some team chemistry.
However, is there really that much benefit? Every single playe...

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