01 Feb 2006
Scripps Howard News Service has conducted a study that concludes that NFL players often die young because they're too heavy. King Kaufman proposes that requiring players to play both offense and defense would force the largest players to shed some fat and improve their stamina, which would make them less likely to die of heart ailments.
Kaufman also presents his Ten things I thought I was thinking, then I thought I forgot, then remembered I was thinking but didn't think they were worth mentioning, but then I changed my mind and thought they were pretty good thoughts, I think, about the Super Bowl.
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Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback in the NFL, and should be the highest-paid. We can all agree on that. But this guest column by Kevin Kolbe explains why salaries for other quarterbacks are all out of whack.