Tank McNamara by Bill Hinds for October 10, 2022

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    jagedlo  8 months ago

    I see the Dolphins had to go to their 3RD quarterback during the Jets game…

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    cmerb  8 months ago

    Something is " SERIOUSLY WRONG " ! For sure . BIG TIME !

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    gokar An T Fa  8 months ago

    They chose the gladiator life…they die by the gladiator’s choice.

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    duggersd Premium Member 8 months ago

    Even football at the high school level is tough. I know of so many people my age who have ‘old football injuries’ they have to deal with in their 60’s.

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    Ellis97  8 months ago

    When an athlete gets an injury that prevents them from playing again, they’re left with no path or destination, especially when they don’t have any other skills to speak of.

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    Uncle Bob  8 months ago

    “He’s all right, he just got his bell rung folks…” —-NFL announcer in the 1950s

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    ajr58(1)  8 months ago
    I was kind of disappointed when Gronk returned to playing when Brady asked him to join Tampa Bay. I love the guy, and was so happy to see that he had banked all of his NFL salary, and was retiring young, with comparatively few injuries. He had it made.
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    rmercer Premium Member 8 months ago

    Perhaps a sudden breeze…. no, probably not.

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    fuzzbucket Premium Member 8 months ago

    I worked in several jobs where injuries were common, but we didn’t get multi-million dollar pay.

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    JudithStocker  8 months ago

    A lot of people think the athlete has it easy with all the money they get. However, there are drawbacks such as injury and the age limit they have in the sport they are in. What they’re making financially, goes towards what might happen in their future.

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    MS72  8 months ago

    TB12 took a hit yesterday, refs called it roughing the passer, and the guy in the booth called it a bad call and ranted on-n-on about it.

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    fritzoid Premium Member 8 months ago

    On the bright side, if your brain gets damaged enough the GOP will run you for the Senate.

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    sobrown51  8 months ago

    It’s a game they’ve played since they were kids. It got them a free college “education” and offers to pay them big bucks (far more than they can earn otherwise) and make them famous for a few years instead of being an anonymous worker somewhere. I can understand it would be hard to resist. Like many young people they consider themselves immortal to death or severe injury.

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    jconnors3954  8 months ago

    Bread and circuses!

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    NWdryad  8 months ago

    Is it me or have there been more injuries than usual in this early season? Seems like at a minimum someone is getting hurt every game.

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    joebdox  8 months ago

    I’m not a jock but I always hear footballers say they love the game, love to play and the consequences be da*ned

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    ra.peinertjr.md  8 months ago

    Yes, they chose! But WE facilitate and fund their wealth and/or demise!!!!!

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    PaulKmecak  8 months ago

    I recently saw some Rugby footage, and that looked pretty d*mn violent, especially with no padding, helmets, etc. Are there similar injuries in Rugby, or has nobody looked?

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    Teto85 Premium Member 8 months ago

    Great QB. Injuries kept him from playing well. Ended his career by tearing his hamstring in his last training camp. Spent his rookie contract on homes and cars for his family. And basically blew through all of his NFL money. Had to camp out in someone’s home in Regina for his last comeback because he had no money. But that degree from UT will come in handy, right? Right? (You want to make money in the NFL? Convince the league to hire you to teach basic financial planning to a bunch of 22 year olds who buy a new Escalade every year, thinking it’s a good car.) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Young

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    Timothy Madigan Premium Member 8 months ago

    Maybe the Saudi’s can do an LIV version of American Football instead of golf? Dump Norman’s crowd and go with whomever’s willing to run it for players??

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