R.J. Rothchild stood in a concourse at Lucas Oil Stadium on Tuesday afternoon and tried not to look disappointed. After all, he could have been sitting in the nearby machine shop where he normally works. But for $25, he expected more. In fact, for $25, he expected something.
Perhaps rashly he had bought one of the 5,000 tickets the NFL sold to its Media Day on Tuesday and with that purchase he figured he was getting a piece of a show. At least the show he always saw on television -- the one with the reporter in a wedding dress or the character in a superhero costume. He thought he was getting Tom Brady up close or maybe a chance to shake Tom Coughlin's hand.
Then he arrived at the stadium to discover the horrible truth. He had simply thrown down good money to watch from afar as reporters interviewed football players. And that wasn't very interesting at all.Full Story >>