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THE QUESTION

Is There Too Much "God" in Football?

From prayer session during games to thanking God at press conferences, has the NFL become too religious?

Posted by Emil Steiner on February 4, 2009 9:21 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Faithful How, Pray Tell

Would the sportswriters who give Kurt Warner a pass to say, "I'm trying to represent Jesus" do the same if he said, "I'm trying to represent Reebok."?

Posted by Kathy Orton, on February 5, 2009 12:00 AM

Does it Matter?

Regardless of how people feel about religion entering certain non-secular spaces, they will continue to love chicken sandwiches, and of course, football.

Posted by Jim McCormick, on February 4, 2009 2:03 PM

Separating Church and Stadium

Even if God is what got you there, does He really need to be plugged?

Posted by Emil Steiner, on February 4, 2009 12:14 PM

Strength in Faith

How could there be too much of something that improves the chemistry and attitude of a team?

Posted by Dick Vermeil, on February 4, 2009 10:09 AM

There is No God In Team

It seems that most athletes thank God when they actually want to thank themselves.

Posted by Dan Levy, on February 4, 2009 9:46 AM

Faith Enhancement?

Governing bodies across the globe are attempting to combat illegal drug use. But what if faith is a natural performance - enhancer?

Posted by Dr. Matthew Prowler, on February 4, 2009 9:31 AM

On the 7th Day God?

If two men, equally devout, are on opposite teams, how does God decide who wins? And what does He say to the loser? Pray harder next time?

Posted by David Aldridge, on February 4, 2009 9:27 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

dgal: What is really baffling is the situation where a player is running full speed aiming to hit another player as absolutely hard as he can, no ...

quietpilgrim: Public expressions of faith by players, individually and in groups, shouldn't be translated into endorsement by the NFL. All players are fr...

warrensapp44: Football is America's sport and America is a Christian country. I see no problem with players expressing their faith. This is a free country...

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