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Ban Thursday night NFL games?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Songbird, Nov 10, 2017.


Should the NFL nix Thursday night games

  1. Yes

    13 vote(s)
  2. No

    4 vote(s)
  3. The NFL was stupid for thinking NFL players are built to play on 2+ days rest

    7 vote(s)
  4. I don't know

    2 vote(s)
  5. I don't care

    4 vote(s)
  1. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Something happening to Richard Sherman is no reason to change anything. Only thing that picture is missing is someone standing over him and asking, “You mad, bro?”
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    The poll is not because Richard Sherman got hurt.
  3. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    and playing 3 days after is going to increase the chances of this happening.
  4. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    This is the first time you've heard complaints about players playing 3 days after?
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  6. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    Interesting theory. Rest does not help a player who is banged up.

    It very well could have snapped but playing 3 days sooner certainly increases the chances it will.
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    You can offer no link to anything that says players suffer major injuries because they play on three days rest.

    You should be able to provide a study that shows a straight ascending line for the number of injuries suffered on three days rest, on six days rest (from MNF to Sunday), on seven days rest, on eight days rest, and so on.
  8. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Please just stop. I think Sherman is a bit of an asshole, too, but it is still quite shitty to cheer an injury to any player.
  9. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Starting pitchers should pitch every day.
  10. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Old Hoss Radbourn salutes you.
  11. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Haven't we seen evidence that pitchers need rest, including specific tracking of how their performance declines when the time off between starts declines?

    TSP is simply asking for evidence to back up the theory being advanced by Songbird and JC. I'm not sure if the research has been done, but that doesn't mean you just accept the theory as truth even if it does make sense.
  12. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Meh, I didn’t cheer; I just didn’t care. Call me human
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