Union Kills Raiders’ Two OTA’S….too Rough?

June 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

All right....who was the whiner?
A short time ago the league elected to kill two OTA practices, after it was deemed that they were "too rough".
Aw, I forgot....this isn't football anymore....this is patty-cake and we're supposed to be a kinder, softer team.
Yeah, and I'm a Bronco fan with an thing for Denver.
This is the same deal the Raiders got slapped with back in 2007, when an entire week was crashed, again by the Union, on the grounds that practices are too rough.
It's one thing if it's practice, but could you imagine the Union stopping a game, sending out some lawyer telling the coaches, "I'm sorry, but your team just broke two arms on the opponent's defensive line. We're going to penalize you 10 points and remove a quarter from the game".?
This is a key juncture for the team, to learn and develop what players are going to try for the team, come August. Telling the team they can't practice twice is a good example of how the league is becoming an over...

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