Vaccine Refusal Could Force NFL Star Into Retirement

"It's still a personal choice, but I don't see a reason not to be vaccinated." – Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians

CNN – Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley, in a challenge to the National Football League’s new Covid-19 training camp and preseason protocols, tweeted that he’d rather retire than get a vaccine.

Beasley wrote in a post Friday that he called a “Public Service Announcement”:

“Everyone — Hi, I’m Cole Beasley and I’m not vaccinated! I will be outside doing what I do. I’ll be out in the public.

“If your scared of me then steer clear, or get vaccinated. Point. Blank. Period. I may die of covid, but I’d rather die actually living.”

The defiant tweet comes on the same week the NFL sent teams a memo highlighting different protocols for vaccinated and unvaccinated.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

The league relaxed protocols for players and staff who are fully vaccinated — including the loosening of Covid-19 testing to once every two weeks, and lifting the face-covering requirement at club facilities or during travel.

Additionally, vaccinated players and staff who come in close contact with someone who tests positive will not be required to quarantine.

League minicamps opened this week. Teams that reach or surpass the 85% vaccination threshold may relax mandated health and safety protocols.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians told reporters on Thursday:

“Everybody’s tired of meeting out here and eating outside and doing all those things we had to do last year”Click here to read more. 

Unvaccinated NFL players will have a much, much more difficult season under new rules

Players can still choose not to get vaccinated, but they’re not free from consequences.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

By James Dator Jun 16, 2021

SBNATION – The NFL and NFLPA have issued Covid-19 guidelines for players ahead of the 2021 season, and life will be very, very different for players who decide not to get vaccinated, from those who do.

A joint agreement between the league and the union, sent out to teams this week details how players are allowed to operate if they receive the vaccine compared to those who don’t. Here is the full list of restrictions players will adopt this season … 

Click here to read more. 

- Advertisement -


Navy Identifies 15th Sailor Killed By COVID-19

THE HILL – A Navy sailor who died of coronavirus-related complications earlier this month has been identified. Master-at-Arms Senior Chief Michael Haberstumpf, 42, of Whispering...

It’s Like a Fitbit, But for Your Penis

INSIDE HOOK – In a season three episode of Sex and the City, Charlotte attempts to get to the bottom of her husband’s impotence...

Fauci’s Agency Admits Funding Wuhan Lab Experiments

(National Review) A top NIH official admitted in a Wednesday letter that U.S. taxpayers funded gain-of-function research on bat coronaviruses in Wuhan. The letter went on...

Doctor Accused Of Bad Penis And Breast Enhancements Loses License

NJ.com – New Jersey authorities have shut down the license of a doctor on accusations he was improperly performing penile and breast enhancement procedures,...

Pig Organ Transplant Experiment Performed On Brain-Dead New Yorker

AP – Scientists temporarily attached a pig's kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long...

FL Chief Fired for Not Forcing Firefighter Vaccinations

A Florida battalion chief has been fired for refusing to discipline workers who hadn't gotten a COVID-19 vaccine in violation of a requirement for county employees.

Italian Study Details Who Dies of COVID If Vaccinated

People vaccinated against COVID-19 are highly unlikely to die of the disease unless very old and already badly ill before getting it, a study in Italy showed on Wednesday.

Clinton ‘Touched By The Outpouring Of Support’

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton released a video saying he is on the road to recovery after being hospitalized in Southern...

New Hooters Uniforms: Do They Go Too Far?

DAILY DOT – Hooters is reportedly making a new part of its uniform optional after some employees critiqued it on TikTok. Over the last week or...

NFL Racist? “Race-Norming” Applied To Dementia Test Results

The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as "race-norming," which make it harder for retired Black players to win dementia awards that average $500,000 or more.
- Advertisement -