Good Read on Media/Drama in the NFL Locker Room
There are so many things different about today's NFL players compared to how it was back when I was playing, and not always in a good way. Sometimes when I read unflattering stories about players and their antics, I feel like the cranky old man yelling, "GET OFF MAH LAWN!!!!" But the biggest pet peeve I have about these youngins is players tell the public business that should be left in the locker room.
The locker room is supposed to be our domain. What happened there was supposed to stay there long before Vegas came up with that slogan. Whether there was fighting or discontent, it all stayed inside those walls because it wasn't anybody else's damn business. If anything did get out, then it had better be one player speaking for themselves; otherwise, violence and bodily harm might well have befallen that guy. Read more...