The NFL has turned to the greatest of all-time to help them with a major issue they are having.
In an effort to make players understand the league’s gambling policy, The NFL is having Tom Brady help educate players on what they can and can’t do when it comes to gambling. According to 9News.com in Denver, Brady has recorded an introduction for the NFL’s educational video on gambling that will be shown to every team.
During his portion of the video, Brady emphasized several things that players need to keep in mind about gambling. He warned them to not throw away a career by making a bet that and that they worked too hard to lose it all by gambling. He also talked about how playing in the NFL is a privilege and that each player should treat it as such. He pointed out that betting one Ames not only hurts the integrity of the NFL, but hurts the reputation of the players and teams.
The news comes in the wake of Colts DB Isaiah Rodgers being the latest player that be under investigation for violating the NFL’s gambling policy. According to reports, Rodgers placed roughly 100 bets with some of them coming on Colts games. The Rodgers investigation comes on the heels of Jameson Williams, Stanley Berryhill III, Quintet Cephus, C.J. Moore and Shaka Toney all being suspended in April for violating the league’s gambling policy. The NFL is also investigating more players for possible violations.
The NFL’s gambling policy is pretty simple. Players can’t bet on any NFL-related events and they can’t place any bets from inside an NFL facility.
The NFL turned to Tom Brady in hopes players will pay attention.