Surprise: Polian can’t believe a team would sit starters
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 19, 2013
“He was a good one, and when he had a good supporting cast around him, he was great,” Polian said of Jones. Polian called a perfect season “inconsequential” at the time, saying he wanted his team healthy entering the playoffs. at the prices that a professional sport charge these days, at the price that’s charged for luxury boxes and concessions and parking and all of that, it’s really a disservice to the fans, I think, to be in a situation where unless you are absolutely sure that you’d run the risk of injury by playing a player, that you sit him out. It has not been, it never has been a problem in the NFL and that’s simply because job security is so difficult in the NFL.