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Former New England Patriots tight end has put a spotlight on the NFL and the perceived gun/violence culture that appears to have permeated the league. Lots of guys have since spoke out about Hernandez, guns, and violence.
Some sound pretty stupid while there are others that sound pretty intelligent and have a way of looking at life in the NFL and the negative stigma guys like Hernandez throw on it.
Like Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen.
The second year man spoke to the incoming rookies at the annual Rookie Symposium recently. He talked about a number of things with the rookies and shared this with Rick Maese of the Washington Post (as found on ESPN):
"A lot of people are afraid of the words, 'Oh man, you different,'" Allen said. "You damn right I'm different. You damn right I'm different. I got a lot more money in my pocket, and a lot more sense. That's the way you got to go about it....
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Well the Rookie Symposium did right by bringing in Dwayne Allen the Tight End of the Colts because he spoke some strong truth to the rookies.
“A lot of people are afraid of the words, ‘Oh man, you different,’ ” Allen said, via Rick Maese of the Washington Post. “You damn right I’m different. You damn right I’m different. I got a lot more money in my pocket, and a...
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Joe Lefeged was arrested in Washington DC last night for gun charges. The horrible week for the NFL, that includes 2 murder cases, continues.Police stopped Joe Lefeged on a routine traffic stop where they discovered the firearms. They arrested him and Lefeged spent the night in prison. He was the passenger in the car that was speeding. That's why they were pulled over. They found...
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Indianapolis Colts Safety Joe Lefeged was arrested in Washington, D.C.
The Colts signed Lefeged, 25, as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He has played in all 32 games since being signed and started five games including their playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens last year. Lefeged is from nearby Gaithersburg, MD.
Lefeged has also returned kicks...
Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged is the latest NFL player to be arrested. The Colts safety will be facing gun-related charges.
According to the Indy Star, Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested in Washington D.C. on multiple gun charges. He end up fleeing from the police during a traffic stop.
Lefeged, 25, was in a vehicle with another man when police attempted to stop the vehicle. After an unspecified chase the two were arrested, said Officer Araz Alali, a D.C. police spokesman.
A handgun was found...
WASHINGTON — Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested early Saturday after officers found a semi-automatic pistol in the car he was riding in, police said.
Lefeged was a front-seat passenger in a Chevy Camaro that fled a traffic stop for speeding in northeast Washington just after midnight. Officers smelled marijuana in the car and found a plastic bottle of vodka and...
The NFL has an image problem, and that's a shame because the vast majority of NFL players are upstanding citizens, many of which give back to their communities. Still, the arrest of Colts safety Joe Lefeged early yesterday on gun charges highlights a major problem in the NFL.
ESPN reported yesterday that Lefeged and others in a Chevy Camaro fled their vehicle after being...
Police say Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged has been arrested on gun-related charges after a traffic stop in Washington.
D.C. police spokesman Araz Alali says Lefeged was a passenger in a car that fled from police after a traffic stop for speeding early Saturday morning.
Police say they found a handgun in the car that authorities believe belonged to Lefeged.
Lefeged and another...
Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged is due in a Washington, D.C., court on a gun possession charge.
Lefeged was arrested early Saturday after police found a semi-automatic pistol in the car he was riding in. Police say they also smelled marijuana in the car and found a bottle containing vodka.
The car had been pulled over for speeding but then sped away. Police say Lefeged and...
Can training camp start already? Maybe what the NFL needs to do is something similar to year-round school for kids and elongate training camp or something; maybe make early reporting an option for guys.
Maybe than they would stay out of trouble during the break between the end of off-season workouts and the start of training camp.
Who knows--maybe that would have saved Colts...
Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested Saturday morning in Washington, D. C. on gun charges, according to CBSSports.com.
The 25-year-old Lefeged was in a car with another man when police tried to pull them over. The two took off, and a police chase ensued, said Officer Araz Alali, a D.C. police spokesman.
Alali also said A handgun was found inside the vehicle.
I expected Reggie Wayne to slide under the fantasy football radar in 2012 – the graphic below is an excerpt from last season’s High Value Players article. However, to my surprise, the Indianapolis Colts wide receiver has once again developed into one of the best bargains in 2013 fantasy football drafts.
To put it kindly, Wayne dealt with less-than-stellar quarterback play throughout...