The NFL is a corporation, intent on generating profits for its owners and shareholders. Players are commodities to be bought, sold, and traded. Once a players’ abilities are affected by injury to the point where they can no longer generate the projected and expected profits, they are dumped from the team, like a poorly performing stock is dumped from a portfolio. It’s no surprise, then, that the NFL tried to suppress the movie and discredit the doctor who brought the devastation of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)) to light. Hell, they’d successfully kept a lid on that bit of nastiness for as long as the league has been in existence. Not to mention steroid use and its horrific effects on players and their families. Death in a syringe, anyone?
The NFL has long been a male stronghold. Their honouring of breast cancer survivors for the month of October is nothing more than an attempt to garner increased fan support and to silence their female fans.
After all, whatever increases profits can’t be all bad, right?!?