Wilson said Tuesday he’s a player who finishes big checks, which makes him the subject of attention.
The focus Tuesday and Wednesday was on the players’ desire to have a stage to address social causes, and the associated protests during the anthem that resulted. But in the background loomed the reality that the discord of the past few weeks wasn’t good for anyone’s bottom line, and the ratings might just be the first proof.
There’s no question this had an impact on the business, said Giants owner John Mara. But this is an important social issue. And sometimes you have to put the interests of the business behind the interest of issues that are more important than that.
It’s an admirable thought. It’s also not exactly the NFL’s endgame here.
Bosa’s record-breaking sack came when Sunday’s game in Foxborough was tied 7-7 with less than 10 minutes remaining in the first half.
The previous record of 18 1/2 sacks was set by Aldon Smith with the 49ers over the 2011 and 2012 seasons. The NFL began counting sacks as an official stat in 1982.
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The Chargers went on to lose at New England 21-13, its record dropping to 3-5. The Chargers have a bye next week and visit the Jaguars in Week 10.
The headline coming out of this week’s meetings was that the NFL would not Johnny Hekker Womens Jersey consider changes to its policy on the anthem, and that the current rules language鈥攖hat players should stand for the anthem鈥攚ill remain in place. But the further-reaching result of the players’ meeting with owners and NFL execs might be that the group found its voice and forum in the room, and is now in position to continue to be heard.