Originally Posted by Sticky
Oh I mean his reputation is money first, everything else after. For sure. But bottom line is on Sundays he’s one of the top, what maybe dozen players in this league. And he stays at home Mon-Sat, which is exactly what I want to see. He’s a prim donna- most corners are. I’m not convinced he loves football, but you want to know a dirty little secret? The VAST majority of NFL players do not particularly love the game. I’d wager at least 50% of NFL players much, much prefer basketball. They play it because they are athletically blessed at this particular sport, I don’t blame them for leveraging their skills, but make no mistake- most players do not maximize their talent. Not even close to it.
One of the most widely propagated myths out there is that if you played in the NFL, you must understand football well. That is total, utter BS. "