NFL Announced teams may now play up to two “Thursday Night Football” games per season.
The idea of playing games on days other than Sunday has long been a hot topic among owners and players because it means less recovery time for players between games.
“Thursday Night Football” has become a fixture in the NFL, however Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes He doesn’t seem like a huge fan of playing several games on a Thursday night.
Tweet Mahomes’ quote with a simple emoji on the report about Thursday night’s change.
Former NFL quarterback and current analyst Robert Griffin III responded to Mahomes, saying, “So much for the safety of the player.”
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league had not seen an uptick in injuries from “Thursday Night Football” and the league. It wasn’t Amazon’s choice. The broadcast platform that hosts “Friday Night Football” about player safety.
“I don’t think we’re putting Amazon on our players…the data doesn’t show a higher infection rate,” Goodell said via Ari Mirov.
One of the league’s most controversial Thursday football injuries occurred last season when Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa He suffered a hideous concussion after being whipped into the grass. He admitted that he did not remember the moment when the medical staff took him off the field and took him to the hospital.
The Dolphins were investigated because, on the previous Sunday against the Bills, Tagovailoa and It appears he suffered a concussion. But he completed that game with the Dolphins claiming that his back problems caused him to wobble during the game.
With team schedules not yet released for the 2023 season, players will be waiting anxiously to see if they play more than one game on a Thursday.