Originally posted on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 7/14/13
With training camp less than two weeks away, Pittsburgh Steelers’ All-Pro Center Maurkice Pouncey and his brother Mike (of the Miami Dolphins) decided to get some R and R by blowing up social media with a photograph of themselves. In the photo, both are wearing hats that read, “Free Hernandez.” Both men were college teammates of Aaron Hernandez at Florida. Hernandez of course is in jail awaiting trial for a first-degree murder charge and both Pouncey brothers have been brought up in other Hernandez transgeressions while playing for the Gators. It appears they have done nothing wrong in that sense other than being in the wrong company. I’m all for free speech. It’s essentially why I went to college. I get it better than most and I have no prblem saying that. I back the Pouncey brothers 100% in their use of our first amendment rights but that doesn’t mean I can’t draw a line at their outright stupidity. Free speech protects not just the speech we like, but just as importantly it prote...
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