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Old 08-28-2013, 09:59 AM   #40
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Originally Posted by SonOfLe-loLang View Post
The game was poorly officiated but the nfl risking credibility to get a player, not even as popular as PM a ring is absurd. Beyond absurd.

The nfl is, by far, the most popular league in America. You think it needs stories to get viewership?
It's not about viewership today. It's about viewership (and hero worship) for decades after the fact. The mouth-breathers in Baltimore will be talking about how great it was that Ray was able to go out on top and deliver for his dead boss until the end of time.

And you really think the NFL cares about "credibility"? How does a lack of credibility hurt the league in any way?
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