Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 7/25/12
Osi Umenyiora returned home from a trip to Nigeria last week and was shocked at the image his fellow NFL players had been displaying. The New York Giants defensive end was so disturbed by the rash of arrests compiled by them Umenyiora felt he had to speak out. "I go to Nigeria for a week, and when i come back, half the NFL has been arrested," he tweeted on July 20. "What happened???" Upset and tired of the criminal behavior plaguing the NFL, Unenyiora told reporters Tuesday that the New York Jets new quarterback Tim Tebow is a good role model for the NFL. "I think if more people would focus and try to be like him and carry themselves the way he does, I think the league could be better," he said at M&M's World in Times Square while doing a promotion for the candy company. It sounds like Osi is pretty sweet on Tebow. "I know everyone likes to make fun of Tim Tebow, talk about him, but he sets an outstanding example," said Umenyiora. "I think if more people would focus and try ...
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