Football players should count blessings, not curses

2012-07-08T00:00:00Z Football players should count blessings, not curses nwitimes.com

Retired players are suing the National Football League and teams that paid them top money. They made the choice to play for millions of dollars. Now that their playing careers are ending, they are coming back and trying to bleed them dry. So all of them went into this with no one holding a gun to their heads.

So if you don't want football at all levels stopped, these players had better man up and be happy for themselves and family members enjoying big houses, cars, swimming pools and money. If you think this is not the way to go, then stay our of it.

These players were given a wonderful chance in life, coming out of college and becoming millionaires without having to work their way up the chain of command in the private world.

Quit crying, enjoy your wealth and bless the game of professional sports. Everything these players have is by the great American pastime, professional football.

— Romano "Rocky" Rubino, Highland

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