Originally Posted by westofyou
Don't worry NFL players will cave like they did in the 80's, there is areal divide between the stars and the grunts in the game and the stars were the ones who caved last time.
Yep. My guess is that the average playing career is far shorter in the NFL than it is in the NBA, MLB and NHL. A missed game in an NFL career thus has a far greater impact on career earning potential.