Editor’s Note: Are NFL Players stuck on Stupid?
After the Josh Brent tragedy that enveloped the Dallas Cowboys, one of the team’s marquee defensive players Jay Ratliff some how, some way allowed himself to get arrested for DUI last week.
On Monday,the team issued a statement by former Cowboys player Calvin Hill, who works as an consultant in the Cowboys’ player development program.
“Having recently experienced the most tragic of circumstances regarding this issue, we, as an organization, understand the ultimate consequences of driving while impaired.
We know that one incident is too many.
The critical goal is to effect the decision making process in the hours before the wrong decision is made.
Our player assistance programs in the areas of preventing incidents such as these are at the highest level in professional sports, but we are always looking to do better and for ways to improve. We will continue to draw upon the best expertise and resources available, both internally and from...