Despite being a copycat league, most NFL teams don’t do it while the best teams and the best quarterbacks — Tom Brady and Peyton Manning — kill people with it every week.
There are now over 850 former players–roughly 854–involved, a small fraction of the thousands of former and retired players that could potentially join the lawsuits.
So what does it say about the NFL — and what does it say about us as football fans — that this would happen in pro football and there would be a vague, “Eh, everybody does it, everybody’s trying to hurt everybody in football anyway” reaction from so many?
- NFL Bounty Programs (theprbuzz.wordpress.com)
Theres a lot less money in the sport, and at first its “the next hockey” and then its “the next rugby,” and finally the franchises start to shutter.