Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 12/3/12
It is no secret that I have given Brady Quinn a hard time throughout his NFL career, but this Sunday something happened which put me firmly in the young man’s corner. Jim Rome opened his show this morning with the below soundbite and I couldn’t be more happy about it being shared around like it is.  Quinn spoke briefly on the Jovan Belcher situation and in the process made an important statement on the importance of really getting to know people and being ‘present’ when you are around folks.  Listen, learn, and love folks. “What could I have done different. When you ask someone how their doing, do you really mean it? When answer someone back ‘how are you doing’ are you telling the truth? We live in a society of social networks, of Twitter pages, of Facebook. That’s fine and stuff, but we have contact with our work associates, our family, our friends, and it seems like half the time we are more pre-occupied with our phone and other things going on instead of the actual issues in front of us. Hopefully, people can learn from this and try to actually figure out if somebody is battling something deeper on the inside, than what they may be revealing on a day-to day basis.”   via The Big Lead Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
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