Troy Polamalu Tells It Like It Is. Roger Goodell Needs to Step Back a Bit

November 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There have been a lot of articles and discussions here on Bleacher Report concerning Roger Goodell and the NFL's attempts to crackdown on helmet to helmet contact.  Some fans have voiced support to Goodell for taking action, while others have lamented the move away from the hard-nosed physical football many of us enjoy so much.
There's at least one NFL player who feels Goodell may need to be reeled in just a bit.
In an article first appearing in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Troy Polamalu mentions how there needs to be separation of powers.  He smartly calls for some active players to have a say in what may or may not be safe. 
Isn't that simply common sense? 
After all, when only one person has any say over what happens, that's called a dictatorship.  Where is the harm in getting the player's union involved a little bit in this?  Surely they are looking out for the best interests of their members.  Take into consideration the impen...

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