Found April 24, 2013 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Roger Goodell
After 17 years in the National Football League, former quarterback Brad Johnson will see his health insurance expire after his fifth year in retirement. In Major League Baseball, if a player spends one day on an active roster — they don’t even have to play in the game — they receive healthcare benefits for the rest of their life. What other point needs to be made? The NFL technically operates as a nonprofit organization. However, this is a complete joke that likely allows the league and its owners to decline to pay its fair share in taxes give its executives excessive multimillion dollar salaries. In reality, the league’s team’s collectively brought in a profit of about $9 billion during the 2011 season. Yet the league, by its own actions, doesn’t care about the well-being of the players off the backs of which those wearing suits earn their profits. While Roger Goodell sees his salary increase from $9.9 million in 2009 to $20 million by 2019, according to Business Insider, the leagu...
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