Ray Edwards made news this week but once again it had nothing to do with his one-time ability to play professional football.
First, in early November, the Falcons cut the erstwhile defensive end for a poor attitude more so than they did poor performance. Then he made news again in February when a video surfaced of his doughy-looking opponent taking a dive during a boxing match.
Earlier this week, Edwards was at it again. Edwards, who received 11 million guaranteed from the Falcons for producing 3.5 sacks in 25 regular season and playoff games combined, told Yahoo! Sports that he thinks boxing is safer than football.Funny how injuries never seemed to be an issue during his NFL career for Edwards, who missed only eight games in six and a half seasons, before the Falcons cut him.
Sometimes, as they say, where a mans paycheck (or lack thereof) comes from, tends to influence his beliefs. Remember, in December the Seattle Seahawks brought in Edwards for a workout. They had lost one of ...