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Old 12-01-2012, 11:19 AM   #849
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Originally Posted by chiefzilla1501 View Post
I imagine it would be a heavy one. You're talking about the Chiefs players making a decision that is going to cost hundreds of thousands in concessions, millions of dollars in advertising, and completely screws up competitive balance where a team is "throwing a game." Not to mention sports books, fantasy football, etc.... There is an enormous financial impact that neither the Chiefs nor the NFL want to assume for this. It's insensitive, but we are literally talking about one decision that will have millions upon millions of dollars in impact.

The Chiefs will play and the NFL will make certain the Chiefs know they have to put their best foot forward. It's a shitty situation but I'm sure everyone knows why that decision has to be made.
I understand the monetary issue but there is ZERO competitive balance issue the Chiefs are 1-9 and the Panthers are 3-8 and are out of the playoffs.

If the players want to play the game then they should.
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