Lack of Disclosure in the NFL Gambling Process

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BLEAV Sports with Fred and The Fantastics
BLEAV Sports with Fred and The Fantastics
Lack of Disclosure in the NFL Gambling Process

Joe Burrow left the game with an injury early in the Thursday matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens. He had also been spotted on Wednesday with a black bandage around his arm and wrist but was not on the injured list for Thursday’s game. Were the injuries related or two separate occurrences? Was there a reporting issue with the Bengals and a larger problem of transparency within the NFL? For professional gamblers, having a list of players who are injured is crucial, and with gambling sites as big sponsors for sports, a lot of money is on the line. How should Commissioner Roger Goodell address the apparent disconnect?

Did Deshaun Watson of the Cleveland Browns find himself on the wrong end of karma? After signing a guaranteed contract and having a rocky last couple of years, he’s out with a season-ending shoulder injury. Will he be replaced by former UCLA Bruin Dorian Thompson-Robinson as quarterback? Are the seasons too long and players training too hard, causing more injuries than usual?

Can Sean McVay’s Rams outplay Pete Carroll’s Seahawks again, even though this is an important game for Seattle and all the signs point to Seattle emerging victorious?

After an eventful bye week, the Kansas City Chiefs are facing the Philadelphia Eagles. With Travis Kelce back from his whirlwind South American tour, will his enthusiasm for the positive things happening in his life be a shot in the arm to help the Chiefs win again in this Super Bowl LVII rematch? Or will the Eagles have their turn?

How much of a heartbreak is the loss of the A’s for the fans in Oakland? Will the Vegas crowd welcome them with open arms? Has team management considered the difficulties athletes will face playing in 100+ degree heat (even during night games) while they await their new state-of-the-art stadium with a roof and air conditioning?

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