Originally written on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 2/18/13
First of all, hello again. I “unplugged” for a few days to reset and recharge my beleaguered blogging mind so that I might come back ready to write anew for this little site o’ mine. That said, I have to say I wasn’t too happy to turn on my iPhone— for the first time in about three days—and find this unsavory alert pop up on my screen: ALEC OGLETREE ARRESTED for DUI.  What in zee hell? Two things came immediately to mind when I read it: 1) did he learn nothing from Justin Houston’s blatant stupidity on the eve of the NFL Draft only a couple of seasons ago and 2) do the troubles with Alec Ogletree go a lot deeper than just a recreational attachment to the lady named Mary Jane? I mean…seriously, does this kid have a substance abuse problem or is he just into making bad decisions? I don’t know what else to say that hasn’t already been said elsewhere (as I said, I’ve only just rejoined the social media world), but I know this without much pondering: nothing kills a pro career faster than too many questions about a guys “character”—and yes, that’s even in an NFL [...]
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