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NFL players should bag silly gesture

Originally Published: September 11, 2010
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

OK, we get it. You're united. You're one union, one voice. Now enough already with the over-dramatic, inappropriate and yawn-inducing "we're oppressed" pregame show of solidarity.

It'd be one thing if NFL players were fighting for their livelihoods, for basic medical coverage or pension benefits. But they're not. They're making more money than ever. So are NFL owners. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady just signed a $72 million deal ($48.5 million guaranteed). New York Jets cornerback ...

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