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NFL officiating needs a total overhaul. With the technology available to them, it's crazy to me that they still count on the eyes of 1-2 guys for calls like that.

MLB is the same way...except their calls would be even easier to automate
 

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Told you. Call stands. Even though last shot clearly shows half yard short. Rofl
I get some people saying that, but the yellow line isnt official and of course the refs arent infallible, but I think it was a point where you couldnt overturn the call on the field. Had he been ruled short then I think that would have stayed as well.

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Obviously the yellow line was off though.
 

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I'd like to see the packers on the Super Bowl.




And they get beat so bad on world wide tv that State Farm fires Roger's, and he shaves his head and moves to Tibet for the rest of his life. and the coach is so out coached that his eyes bleed and his head almost goes all scanners on tv. And the defense is so embarrassing that they brake each others legs so they can never walk onto a football field again. And the offense runs to the bay and jumps in but the great white sharks just bite them in half and leave them to float around the ocean so that even little fish can laugh at them for the next 100 years....
That would be a really good Super Bowl!!!!
 

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I get some people saying that, but the yellow line isnt official and of course the refs arent infallible, but I think it was a point where you couldnt overturn the call on the field. Had he been ruled short then I think that would have stayed as well.

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Obviously the yellow line was off though.
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Luke Kuechly just retired.

Antonio Gates, too.

Couple of Hall of Famers.
Kuechly only 28yrs old, and in the prime of his career and probably could have got another decent contract.
Concussions are a mother fucker, thats probably the reason he is retiring.
 

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Kuechly only 28yrs old, and in the prime of his career and probably could have got another decent contract.
Concussions are a mother fucker, thats probably the reason he is retiring.
Im trying to figure out if this is going to be a new trend developing (Play your rookie deal, get paid huge once, retire early) or if players like Luck and Kuechly are just listening to their bodies and don't want to risk their health....

Dunno if we'll see many more of the Brees and Bradys of the world wanting to play into their 40's.

I guess we will see if they start to restructure contracts and guarantees to be void if people retire early? :dunno:

I imagine that the Panthers will be trying to recoup some of their money they paid in signing bonuses and guarantees considering he had a few years left on his deal?
 

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This is 2020 and things are handled a lot differently now, especially with concussions but this could be why....

"The average life expectancy or lifespan of an American football NFL player has been reported to be extremely low, only 53 to 59 years depending on playing position. "
 

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I'm sure LBs and RBs would be in the lower part of that scale.
 

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This is 2020 and things are handled a lot differently now, especially with concussions but this could be why....

"The average life expectancy or lifespan of an American football NFL player has been reported to be extremely low, only 53 to 59 years depending on playing position. "
WOW
 

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Im trying to figure out if this is going to be a new trend developing (Play your rookie deal, get paid huge once, retire early) or if players like Luck and Kuechly are just listening to their bodies and don't want to risk their health....

Dunno if we'll see many more of the Brees and Bradys of the world wanting to play into their 40's.

I guess we will see if they start to restructure contracts and guarantees to be void if people retire early? :dunno:

I imagine that the Panthers will be trying to recoup some of their money they paid in signing bonuses and guarantees considering he had a few years left on his deal?
I mean, the contract is pretty cut and dry. It looks like the signing bonus for his 2015 contract was prorated through 2019, so he won't owe them any money back. Based on what I'm seeing he's earned ~$60m and will give up around ~$25m by quitting two years early.

If I was 28 with tens of millions in the bank, and a banged up brain and body, I'd retire too. These guys get physically destroyed in this game. Gronk retired at 28...how many back surgeries did he have between 22 and 28? F that. The only position that stands a chance of making it decades in the NFL is the QB...or kicker. Lol
 

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Their injuries are also always rushed and not fully healed, and usually when they're young and trying to prove themselves they just take the meds and keep playing when they probably shouldn't have. It's only when they're the better/best players on the team are they able to make the calls for their future, you make that call as a rookie and you're not getting paid.
 
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I will make a not so bold statement and say Antonio Brown has played his last down in the NFL.

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