Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 5/9/12

Many athletes who voluntarily played professional football are now suing the NFL for injuries they sustained while playing in the league. Falcons Pro Bowl receiver Roddy White, who is no stranger to voicing his mind, doesn’t understand that approach because he believes players knew what they were getting into when they voluntarily chose to play the game. He tweeted about the matter on Wednesday:

It’s crazy how football players are killing our game you signed up to play a violent game and made a lot of money now u talk bad about #how

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) May 9, 2012

No i love playing football if i cant walk when im 50 it was well worth it RT @asmiffWould you ever trade your job for anything else?

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) May 9, 2012

Yes older players didn’t make what we made but I remember when gas was 89 cents so the cost of living was different

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) May 9, 2012

…cont) them suing the nfl I don’t have to worry about it the nfl has enough money to pay them

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) May 9, 2012

I don’t have nothing against old players they made football what it is today and I love those guys and I don’t have a problem with (cont…

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) May 9, 2012

We’ve seen other current players say similar things about playing football, but you have to wonder if they might regret it later in life.

H/T Pro Football Talk

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

PLAYERS: Roddy White
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
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