Gridiron pros and cons

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The most popular American sport. In the USA American football both NFL and college is the number one sports beating out other colossal sports like basketball and baseball.

pro

Answered on July 22, 2017.
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Overpaid players. All professional athletes are well compensated but the lack of a salary cap in NFL means players get unbelievable amounts of money. 8 digit salaries are common.

con

Answered on July 22, 2017.
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Dangerous. Even with protective equipment there are still a lot of injuries and lately there have even began investigations into the concussions players get in the game being related to mental health issues later in life.

con

Answered on July 22, 2017.
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Strategic sport. They call gridiron the coaches game because the rules in place make it very tactical and strategic. The coaches game plans are put against each other with the players the pawns just like a game of chess.

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Answered on July 22, 2017.
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Not much ‘play time’. There is actually 10 or so minutes of actual play time in usual game of gridiron the rest is ‘off time’ and timeouts.

con

Answered on July 22, 2017.
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