Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 1/27/13
Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard is one of the biggest hitters in the game, and a renown Patriots killer, so he knows a thing or two about the physical play of the game. Clarke Judge of CBS Sports asked Pollard what he thought the game would look like 10-15 years from now, and Pollard said it would still be popular. Then Pollard might have shocked and scared everyone when he admitted he didn’t think the league would be around in 30 years. “Thirty years from now,” he said, “I don’t think it will be in existence. I could be wrong. It’s just my opinion, but I think with the direction things are going — where they [NFL rules makers] want to lighten up, and they’re throwing flags and everything else — there’s going to come a point where fans are going to get fed up with it. “Guys are getting fined, and they’re talking about, ‘Let’s take away the strike zone’ and ‘Take the pads off’ or ‘Take the helmets off.’ It’s going to be a thing where fans aren’t going to want t
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