Former NFL Safety Blasts League on Twitter with Expletive-Laden Rant
Hamza Abdullah was drafted in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played for the Buccaneers, Browns, Broncos and Cardinals. He made 88 tackles in his career while forcing three fumbles, and he is not happy with the league, nor NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
Abdullah took to Twitter this morning and ripped the NFL in an expletive-laden rant. He compared playing in the league to Slavery, as well as talked about suicidal thoughts. He’s pissed that the NFL doesn’t do more to protect players in the long run, and bashes them for hiding injuries. He claims that he was knocked out multiple times, and physicians told him otherwise.
He’s none to happy with the league. Check out some of his Tweets.
Abdullah says that every player knew the risk they were taking, and they’d do it again – but they thought they’d be taken care of better than they have been. He claims that he has to pay $120 a week to “save his life”.
I’m not sure what he means by that, but I do know the NFL and NFLPA do work together to take care of retired players. That subject is one of the biggest reasons why the NFL went to a lockout a few years back. Maybe it’s time for Abdullah to call the league and get some help before he does something regrettable.
These tweets are just a small sample of his rant, you can see the rest on his Twitter timeline, unless he has a change of heart and deletes the Tweets.
[H/T: Eye on Football]
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