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Anquan Boldin, Thursday Games Are Safety Hazard

Boldin_2013San Francisco receiver Anquan Boldin believes the NFLs slate of Thursday night games shows that the leagues owners are more concerned about revenue for NFL Network than they are about player safety.

But there are some things that just dont make sense to me, Boldin said. I mean if youre so concerned about player safety then why do you have every team in the league playing on Thursday night when they just competed on a Sunday, knowing how difficult it is for guys to get back to being healthy after playing on Sunday? Guys really dont feel like theyre back till probably Thursday or Friday to prepare for that next week.

The Thursday night slate of games are drawing good ratings to NFL Network, which means those games arent going away. No matter how much Boldin and his fellow players say three days off for rest and recovery is not enough.

Source: Michael David Smith, NBC Sports, Pro Football Talk


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