quote: I play ice hockey which requires a heck of a lot more skill and endurance than football. I'm 5'10", 140lbs.
quote: Endurance? Try skating at full speed from one end of the rink to the other, stopping on a dime, and then doing it all again to the other side only to be checked into a wall by a 250 pound player also skating at full speed. Your 300 pound lineman would have a heart attack after 10 feet.
quote: But I still believe that American football is the dumbest sport in the world.
quote: Only in America could a sport where the ball is in play for seconds at a time
quote: They are absorbing hits just as big as football players.
quote: The NFL plays 16 games because their players would die, I agree. It is very brutal and taxing. Some level of injury happen every game. I would hate to have the body of a 35 year-old NFL player.