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Have NFL Players Become Too Outspoken?

In the traditionally tight-mouth league, why are more players calling out their teams publicly?

Posted by Emil Steiner on October 16, 2009 7:33 AM

Leave the Media Out

Exposing internal politics and voicing frustration about your team to the media is counterproductive for team unity.

Posted by Roman Oben, on October 16, 2009 8:37 PM

Keep It Private

I think players should vent their feelings only within their own locker room - that's the only place where something positive might result.

Posted by Dick Vermeil, on October 16, 2009 10:15 AM

Twitter Changes Chatter

Winning is still everything, but the speed at which players can now complain makes it harder to appear tight-lipped.

Posted by Dave Goldberg, on October 16, 2009 8:43 AM

Learn From Rodgers

In a time of childish blamescaping, kudos to Aaron Rodgers for reminding us that football is the ultimate team sport.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on October 16, 2009 7:49 AM

Keep It Positive

A player in a team sport has every right to voice his opinion, but only if those opinions are presented in a constructive manner.

Posted by Peter Schaffer, on October 16, 2009 7:42 AM

MJD Can Talk

Marquee players know that teams will have a hard time sitting superstars if they question their team.

Posted by Matt Loede, on October 16, 2009 7:34 AM

Should Players Keep Their Mouths Shut?

Have NFL players become too outspoken when it comes to critiquing their teams?

Posted by Reader Poll, on October 16, 2009 7:31 AM


Grandblvd03: Oh, OK -- You're right. Maybe the players should shut their big mouths and let the white mastuhs do all the opinionating....

crazy81: Ever since free agency they have become a bunch of rich cry babies. NFL players used to go both ways, work summer jobs and be gratful for th...

topwriter: In as much as they are paid to play and likely are not asked to sign any sort of gag-rule statement in their contract -even though more impo...

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