NFL player are not A lvl ,not even close

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  1. wilKO

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    It's a part of the game. People dive in basketball. If you want to watch macho sports then isn't UFC more macho than NFL? Those guys punch each other and kick each other.
     
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    Yeah he's definitely a better athlete than Ezekiel Elliott. It's so obvious.
     
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    But basketball is non contact. Way moreso than football.
     
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    Matty da Ranga Just crown me now.

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    Stop it. A double arm amputee could theoretically become the best soccer player in the world. There's almost no other sport in which that could happen. Bo Jackson in his prime outweighed Ronaldo by 60lbs and runs way faster, jumps way higher, has better hand-eye coordination, and has great cardio himself. I don't even know for a fact that Ronaldo has great cardio, because he never runs back on defense. He just explodes in short bursts, but is nowhere near as good at that as an NFL player.
     
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    Very good post.
     
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    Yup. That's why I didn't include basketball in my original post.

    Both are pretty weaksauce.
     
  7. wilKO

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    No. No they couldn't. That is ridiculous. You are talking about the most prestigious and biggest sport on earth. Not a sport played in 1 country. Literally billions of people play and try to be footballers.
     
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    Who the fuck cares about this bullshit? Ill watch retards fight if its entertaining. This entire A level athlete conversation is irrelevant to what makes the sport entertaining
     
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    Well at least you are consistent. Respect
     
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    Those billions of people are all inferior to American athletes in terms of physical ability. There's a reason why the US has more Olympic gold medals than some continents combined. NFL and NBA players are far better athletes than scrawny soccer players.
     
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    Football is all about short plays with long recovery so I'd have to agree with op about many football players not being A level athletes. Same with hockey, they have short shifts. Rugby is probably the sport that requires the most well rounded athletic profile since you gotta be fast, strong, have good muscular endurance, and be able to play for long stretches of time without breaks.
     
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    Definitely. He's arguably the best player in the world in a sport which has a talent pool vastly larger than american football. He also earns much more than Elliott (because of the value he brings to this much larger sport).
     
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    Cardio and endurance are like half of what most people would consider athelticism..... general rule if rhe adverage gym rat could smoke them in an overall fitness test they aint a- level no matter how they look or how fast they do 100 yards in
     
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    I know Americans think NFL is A-level. LOL, they never run for more than 10 seconds and then get a few minutes rest during the commercials. I mean you guys had to invent a sport where the fatties could play.
     
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    Lacks the contact, seems anytime a player gets touched in soccer they get concussed or seriously injured.

    Now imagine them fighting
     
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    Rubbish. The whole WORLD plays football, billions of people tune in to watch the world cup, everyone from around the globe plays football as children, but none of us get to play American Football, just you yanks.. pretty easy to see your sport would have way less athletic depth. Like the TS said, some muscular dude running for 10s and then whistles going off is really not that impressive.
     
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    It's more popular because even the poorest countries on the planet can sport an international team and be somewhat competitive.
     
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    Actually per capita USA does worse than UK at the Olympics. Never mind adding in all of the planet.

    You didn't even get double the amount of medals the UK got in Rio yet your population is 5 times more. So you are being brainwashed right off the bat with that suggestion.
     
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    Stupid logic. You mean a national sport thats been around hundreds of years makes more than a blood sport thats only 25 years old? Who woulda thunk
     
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    Its because their athleticism provides something that a mma fighter can't provide except for Conor Mcgregor of course.
     
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