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Quarterback Kevin Kolb #4 of the Buffalo Bills is hit after scrambling against the Washington Redskins in the first quarter during a preseason game in 2013. | Patrick Smith/Getty Images
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8 NFL Facts That Will Piss You Off

Despite America's love for the game, the NFL as an organization is riddled with problems that make the league, well, not so super.

February 1, 2015
3:17 PM EST
Research shows that the brains of former NFL players are abnormal due to serious trauma. | Ann McKee, VA Boston, Boston University School of Medicine
NFL legend Junior Seau died on May 2, 2012, from an apparent suicide at his home in San Diego. | Louis Lopez/ZUMA Press/Corbis
Kyle Turley performs during Day 2 of the Voodoo Experience at City Park in New Orleans, Louisiana on Oct. 29, 2011. | Amy Harris/Corbis
Vince Young was Young was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2006 and spent the first five seasons of his career with them. | Greg McWilliams/Icon SMI/Corbis
Aaron Hernandez, former player for the NFL's New England Patriots, attends a pre-trial hearing in connection with the death of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd. | DOMINICK REUTER/Reuters/Corbis
Cheerleaders routinely make between $70 and $100 per game. | DAVID RYDER/Reuters/Corbis
Even though human growth hormone is a banned substance, the NFL has no formal system in place for testing. | KEITH BEDFORD/Reuters/Corbis
Public tax money subsidizes the NFL, including commissioner Roger Goodell's huge salary. | ERIC THAYER/Reuters/Corb

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