Pittsburgh Steelers: Rashard Mendenhall Says NFL "Parallels" Slavery

Mar 17, 2011 Full story: Bleacher Report

After the NFL owners locked out the players, Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings opened a can of worms by saying, "It's modern-day slavery, you know?" On Twitter, Rashard Mendenhall supported Peterson's comments by stating, "Anyone with knowledge of the slave trade and the NFL could say that these two parallel each other." Many fans were upset ...

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Dallas, TX

#1 Mar 17, 2011
Seriously Rashard?!?! Shut up, learn how to hold onto the football, and quit dry humping teammates.

Westfield, MA

#2 Mar 17, 2011
Go get a real job in a factory and then tell me the NFL is like slavery. Just shut up and play, that's right P-L-A-Y ball. Willie Stargell said it correctly it's not work ball it's play ball. Where else can you go and paid to PLAY a game? Shut up and play ball. There is always the CFL or Arena League. Nothing is stopping you guys. The rest of us real working slobs that watch the NFL for enjoyment don't care about your 1.2 million dollar plight. Try working for 65K year and then come crying to us.

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