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NFL's Hypocritical Outrage Over Bounties

Michael DeMocker/The Times-Picayune

So an investigation has shown that the New Orleans Saints from 2009 to 2011 used a bounty system, offering players money to knock opponents out of games. The amount in question was said to be $1,500, which for most National Football League players is what they spend on a strip-club lap dance. 

What to make of it? 

That NFL players, despite all the lip service paid toward concussions and reducing the level of violence in the game, could not care less and don’t want the inherent insanity diminished. 

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