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mcallister3200
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July 16th, 2020 at 9:25:54 AM permalink
Quote: billryan

I can't watch the UFC without fans...
About 20-25% of NFL rosters are made up of rookies. If colleges don't play this year, where will the rookies come from?



I canít watch UFC period donít really understand how people can, itís people behaving like animals.

Where would NFL rookies come from? Probably college players who didnít play the year before and were previously sophomores or juniors. Thereís no rule that an incoming NFL player has to play college football, only that they are three years out of their graduating high school class, nothing about those players draft eligibility would change if colleges donít play this year.
billryan
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July 16th, 2020 at 9:39:33 AM permalink
Quote: mcallister3200

I canít watch UFC period donít really understand how people can, itís people behaving like animals.

Where would NFL rookies come from? Probably college players who didnít play the year before and were previously sophomores or juniors. Thereís no rule that an incoming NFL player has to play college football, only that they are three years out of their graduating high school class, nothing about those players draft eligibility would change if colleges donít play this year.



Undrafted rookies make league minimum with minimal signing bonuses. Bad for the players. On the other hand, does the league want a bunch of guys coming in that are less developed than the usual crew. It can be done, but it would diminish the product. I think the league will suspend play rather than water down the product. I could be wrong. Time will tell.
mcallister3200
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July 16th, 2020 at 9:53:15 AM permalink
Why would the rookies be undrafted? If this were to happen the players would have been enrolled in and therefore drafted out of the college they simply wouldnít have played.
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July 16th, 2020 at 11:05:54 AM permalink
Quote: billryan

I think the league will suspend play rather than water down the product. I could be wrong. Time will tell.



I am 100% on the opposite side than you. I think they would continue to play until people quit watching.
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billryan
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July 16th, 2020 at 11:20:57 AM permalink
Quote: DRich

I am 100% on the opposite side than you. I think they would continue to play until people quit watching.



I don't think they will risk people stopping to watch.
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July 16th, 2020 at 11:34:09 AM permalink
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Why would the rookies be undrafted? If this were to happen the players would have been enrolled in and therefore drafted out of the college they simply wouldnít have played.



The NFL draft dictates what each draft position gets paid. I don't see them conducting a draft that will cost them tens ofmillions on unproven players. It will be easier just to suspend things.
The Yankees have already missed twenty plus home games. I've yet to see them address the millions of dollars in ticket refunds for these games, although I may have missed it. At this point, MLB must owe hundreds of millions in refunds.
If I recall correctly, the Yankees collected money last year for World Series tickets and applied it to this years season ticket costs so they've had an interest free loan on that money, plus all the tickets sold this year. Tickets in the moat area exceed $150,000 per year so a company with a four seat box is owed some serious money.
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July 16th, 2020 at 12:11:08 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

The NFL draft dictates what each draft position gets paid. I don't see them conducting a draft that will cost them tens ofmillions on unproven players. It will be easier just to suspend things.
The Yankees have already missed twenty plus home games. I've yet to see them address the millions of dollars in ticket refunds for these games, although I may have missed it. At this point, MLB must owe hundreds of millions in refunds.
If I recall correctly, the Yankees collected money last year for World Series tickets and applied it to this years season ticket costs so they've had an interest free loan on that money, plus all the tickets sold this year. Tickets in the moat area exceed $150,000 per year so a company with a four seat box is owed some serious money.



The players are always unproven (at the pro-level) there are always mid-late rounders that would be drafted in first round if it were redrafted three years later, this just somewhat changes the degree. Theyíd be drafting players who were previously sophomores or juniors when they saw them play rather than juniors and seniors, weíre not talking straight from high school. This year the pre-draft evaluations and medical exams were significantly curbed, making them more unproven but a draft was held. I think an argument could be made that if the season was lost next year but the postseason evaluation process were back to normal unlike this past draft (latter admittedly a big if), teams would be at least as comfortable with next years draft as they were with this one.
billryan
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July 16th, 2020 at 12:31:27 PM permalink
A team like Alabama has a number of future NFL starters sitting on its bench their freshman year. A player might be #4 on the depth chart, but all three ahead of him will play football on Sundays. The draft system, and the entry level jobs are contingent on college football giving them known quantities. NCAA football players are pretty much unpaid interns for the NFL, getting on the job training.
Without the NCAA season, the pillars the draft builds upon will collapse.
I don't believe the owners will trot out an inferior product, as they learned their lesson with the scab games in the late 80s.
BigDad
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July 16th, 2020 at 12:35:10 PM permalink
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I have chips from almost 2 years ago from varous casinos across the country. I've been wanting to cash my chips asap. But havnt got around to it. Has all of yall cashed in for fear of being stuck with useless chips?



wow, I hope you do not have a very large amount in chips, otherwise with the current situation it will certainly cause certain difficulties with cashing out..
TDVegas
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July 16th, 2020 at 5:12:18 PM permalink
The city of Philly has already announced no fans in seats for Phillies or Eagles game. I expect other cities to follow suit.

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