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Randall Cobb among NFL stars calling out league and commissioner

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<small>Jeremiah Jhass | Dallas Cowboys </small>
[caption id="attachment_262230" align="aligncenter" width="2147"] Jeremiah Jhass | Dallas Cowboys [/caption] The NFL hasn't been nearly as transparent as its players would like and now they're collectively speaking out. Around noon on Sunday, as part of a coordinated social media barrage, a massive group of high-profile NFL players, including former Kentucky Wildcat Randall Cobb, sent tweets calling out the league and commissioner Roger Goodell. The tweets mostly highlight how the players have little information regarding health and safety concerns for the upcoming season, which is set to begin training camps in the coming days. All players are expected to report by July 28. https://twitter.com/rcobb18/status/1284900379042492416 Nearly two weeks ago, the NFL announced a plan that would draw back 35 percent of player's salaries for the upcoming season, to which the NFLPA clearly did not take too kindly to. Now, players are against playing in preseason games as the NFL shortened its 21-day acclimation period to make room for those games. Unlike the NBA and MLS, the NFL does not plan on incorporating a "bubble" concept. https://twitter.com/TomPelissero/status/1284884559298023425?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284884559298023425%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fsports.yahoo.com%2Frussell-wilson-whose-wife-ciara-is-pregnant-among-star-players-who-demand-nfl-safety-plan-164901470.html JJ Watt tweeted out an in-depth list of what he is expecting from the league. https://twitter.com/JJWatt/status/1284880440478793728?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284880440478793728%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fkentuckysportsradio.com%2Fwp-admin%2Fpost-new.php From Pro Bowlers to role players and quarterbacks to defensive ends, athletes from all across the NFL spoke out. This hasn't been just a few big names, this has been a joint effort that runs from the top to the bottom. https://twitter.com/DangeRussWilson/status/1284880684012601344 https://twitter.com/RSherman_25/status/1284886126293999616 https://twitter.com/drewbrees/status/1284878885524353025 https://twitter.com/cj_wentz/status/1284883071569989632 https://twitter.com/PatrickMahomes/status/1284885044729978882 https://twitter.com/Mathieu_Era/status/1284891172834619396 https://twitter.com/AaronDonald97/status/1284890835260186624 When this many of the league's big names speak out, it's going to draw a quick reaction from the league to address it. Football might still be a bit further away than we'd like.

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