NFL Flexes Muscles Over Players' Arm Wrestling Contest at MGM Grand

The NFL may have sanctioned the Raiders' move to Las Vegas but that doesn't mean it's happy for its players to hold out in casinos, even for arm-wrestling competitions.

LA Rams' Jamon Brown squares off against Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Howard Jones during the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand but are they about getting strong-armed by the NFL for engaging in casino promotional activities?

Over 30 players, including Maurkice Pouncey, Mychal Kendricks, Navarro Bowman, Kenny Stills, and Marquette King, may find themselves in hot water for competing in the inaugural 'Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship' at the MGM Grand over the weekend.

The event was co-hosted by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and former running straight back Marshawn Lynch, a made-for-TV deal that is set to be broadcast on CBS on May 27 28.

But based on NFL policy, players are not permitted to 'promote casino activities,' which includes casinos that are attending part of promotional...