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Postby JtotheF » Sat Oct 02, 2004 12:22 pm

Smizzy wrote:

How could the NFL thinks it's ok to profit off Pat Tillman's name and use his name & #40 to adervtise and promote the NFL but then turn around 1 week later and say the same exact patch they had used the week before for their own gain,is now no longer acceptable and is bad for the game?


Great point.
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Postby maddog60 » Sat Oct 02, 2004 12:24 pm

The NFL is just being dispiciable here. Their audacity with worthy tributes (this one above all others) is only superceded by their exploitation of Tillman. At first I thought the tribute to Tillman (especially with the classy tearing Cardinal banner) was quite a respectable tribute for a hero. Now, its been exposed as the sham it really was.
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Postby Flockers » Sat Oct 02, 2004 3:53 pm

The same thing is happened to Derek Smith of the San Francisco 49ers. Except I think he stopped wearing it after he was fined the first time.
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Postby 34=Sweetness » Sat Oct 02, 2004 6:09 pm

If Plummer is a baller he'll stick it to the man and keep wearing it. Go Jake! Fight the Machine!
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Postby Smizzy » Sat Oct 02, 2004 6:34 pm

Plummer said he won't pay the $5,000 a game fine to wear it.
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