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Old 11-06-2017, 06:43am   #1 (permalink)
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.....players and owners are a bunch of overpaid spoiled brats!
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To be fair, the 49ers and the Giants aren't exactly tearing up the league. They are in the bottom of the barrel.
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The NFL should pay taxes like the rest of the businesses do.
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saw a brief clip on the news this morning that Vin Scully has said he will never watch another NFL game.

https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/v...them-protests/
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The NFL should pay taxes like the rest of the businesses do.
"Claims that the National Football League pays no taxes on billions of dollars in profits because they are a nonprofit organization are exaggerated and outdated."
link: https://www.snopes.com/politics/taxes/nflexempt.asp

That said, the NFL does get big taxpayer subsides, state and local, in any community they are in.
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saw a brief clip on the news this morning that Vin Scully has said he will never watch another NFL game.

https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/v...them-protests/
Even if I didn't already have my own reasons, Vin Scully's statement would be good enough for me.


Used to watch the NFL every Sunday with my sis & BIL. We watch ANYTHING else these days & don't even check scores. Couldn't tell you if the Saints have won or lost a game in weeks.

It's also the first year in 5 that I haven't bought anything from the NFL shop. The previous 4 years I've always bought that year's Saints "Salute to Service" hat & beanie. Also have bought 2 of the jerseys. Buying anything to do with the NFL "Salute to Service" this year would seem to be a slap in the face to our militairy.

Instead of wearing one of my Saints "Salute" hats I've been wearing a Texas A&M hat, or since Saturday, my new Astros World Series patch hat.

Wouldn't go to an NFL game now if the tickets were free & all expenses paid.
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Those pictures are meaningless unless we know what time they were taken. Stadiums are rarely filled at the start of the game. I've been to enough games to know that. Here are attendance figures for all NFL teams in 2017:

2017 NFL Football Attendance - National Football League - ESPN
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maybe they should get away from brightly colored seats and go for a variety of plain colors, so they look like someone is sitting there wearing a jacket.
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I started a similar thread a few weeks ago. Was pretty much told I didn't know what I was talking about. Glad there's more than one of us dumbasses on this site.

On a side note, I was at the TCU vs. UT Longhorns game Saturday night. Not one person taking a knee, and a packed house.

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I started a similar thread a few weeks ago. Was pretty much told I didn't know what I was talking about. Glad there's more than one of us dumbasses on this site.

On a side note, I was at the TCU vs. UT Longhorns game Saturday night. Not one person taking a knee, and a packed house.

this one?

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I started a similar thread a few weeks ago. Was pretty much told I didn't know what I was talking about. Glad there's more than one of us dumbasses on this site.

On a side note, I was at the TCU vs. UT Longhorns game Saturday night. Not one person taking a knee, and a packed house.

I member that!

We went to a friend's house yesterday for eats with about 20 others in attendance. The host is a big Chiefs fan and was watching the games. Of the 20 people there, only two or three were even watching. Most, like us, weren't and several told me they were so over the NFL. In the past when I've been to this house on a football Sunday at least half the people were glued to the TV. Including my wife and me.
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Those pictures are meaningless unless we know what time they were taken. Stadiums are rarely filled at the start of the game. I've been to enough games to know that. Here are attendance figures for all NFL teams in 2017:

2017 NFL Football Attendance - National Football League - ESPN
I'm a little wary of attendance numbers given by the NFL and/or ESPN. The same folks that have taken a cash cow, sports, and fukked it up. I mean how hard is it to simply provide games, stats, and other useful info. Obviously, the two of them can't even do that simple task. More, now they're standing around scratching their asses and asking, "Wut hap'ned".

Yet, I do get a giggle when I hear ESPN is having another round of layoffs. Bunch of fukkin' social agenda tards.
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Screw 'em. I havent seen an NFL game all year but I see lots of great football on Saturday. Sundays are wide open now.
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Screw 'em. I havent seen an NFL game all year but I see lots of great football on Saturday. Sundays are wide open now.


But if the CFB world started kneeling, I'd turn that shit off too. I watch football because I want to and not because I have to.
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Prices paid for commercials during NFL games were down 6.7%.

They're feeling it.
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it's ok Ricky, we'll make it up on volume.
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College Football is more fun anyway

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