The kneeling issue has been kicked back and forth ad nauseam, but for me it was the last straw. I can no longer watch NFL with enjoyment, so I will not watch anymore.
The game has turned to grandstanding, by individuals and small groups. When a player makes a great play, he will go to the edge of the players, face the crowd and beat his chest, stomp his feet, and or make obnoxious motions with his body. There is no need for that. Outstanding plays are what they are getting paid millions for, and if they don’t do it they won’t be on the team for long.
Likewise, the end zone celebrations have really gotten sickening. They are all scripted. Further, jumping backwards into the crowds in stands in the end zone is another way of patting yourself on the back. This is supposed to be a team effort, not individuals showing off.
Then there’s the hair. I understand that most of it is not real hair, but to have something so repulsive that can hinder your game, does not make sense. Is that long hair, and some in a bun on top of the head, supposed to be making a statement. If so, someone please tell me what it is. You now see college and high school kids emulating their mentors in the NFL with the hair and antics on the field.
If something doesn’t change, the NFL will start losing sponsors and attendees at their games. They have lost me.
Charles Crockett Sr.
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