When It’s All About The Money, Even The Money Is Lost
- Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2012
- Written by Web Editor
The NFL robbed the Green Bay Packers of a win this week. They did it in the name of money.
Commissioner Roger Goodell, acting on behalf of the owners of the 32 teams, allowed incompetent replacement referees to run the game, rather than paying a few dollars more to the league’s professional refs. For now, the Packers are the primary victims of the league’s misguided attempt at profit maximization. But if you listen to and read the thoughts from analysts and fans, even those of the Seahawks who benefited, it is apparent that they feel victimized by the NFL’s shortsightedness as well.
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