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NFL – The world’s most profitable sports league


NFL – The world’s most profitable sports league

?The NFL is the world’s most profitable sports league, bringing in an expected $20 billion in revenue this year alone.

?But tackle football participation is on a decline of over 40% over the past few years.

?The physical style of play is attractive but has its consequences. Over 300 NFL players have been diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CET) and the league have had to pay nearly $1 billion in concussion settlements.

? So how is the NFL tackling this? ?? The answer is flag football. Flag football is a variant of American football where, instead of tackling players to the ground, the defensive team must remove a flag or flag belt from the ball carrier to end a down ??The NFL is now investing millions in flag football each year. – It is less physical and safer – It is easier to play – It is cheaper – It has more chances of going global

? NFL is slowly pushing for an Olympic charter with flag football as they intend to reach 50mn international fans.

What do you make of this move?

Source: Huddle Up

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