Comment of the Day

Readers: The NFL needs to stop players from faking injuries -- and here's how

On Monday, we shared the top twenty tweets spawned by ex-Denver coach Mike Shanahan's Washington Redskins allegedly faking injuries in an attempt to slow down the Broncos.

Some readers felt nothing could do to prevent such a scheme -- but one floated a possible solution.

Ric Cabot Podmore writes:

The solution to this is simple...if a player causes stoppage of the game due to an injury, real or not, they cannot re-enter the game during the current possession.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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