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When is it OK for an NFL player to miss a game?

  • Fans freak out when Chicago Bear says he might miss a big game for the birth of his 4th child
Charles "Peanut" Tillman says he'll play on Sunday

Do you think it's OK for a football player to miss a big game to be by his wife's side during child birth?

The Chicago Bears' player Charles Tillman has fans arguing this point until their blue in the face.

Earlier this week, Bears defensive specialist Charles Tillman said he might not be able to make it to this Sunday's huge game against the Texans because his wife Jackie is expecting their fourth child.

Tillman is now putting Bears fan at ease by assuring them that his wife is going to hold off for one extra day.

Tillman listed his priorities in this tweet he sent to ESPN Radio:

So what do you think about this?  Is it OK for a NFL star to miss a big game to be with his wife during childbirth?  Hit us up on our Facebook Page... or tweet me @CarlosHLN.

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