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I don't remember players are acting in way is that.
I think it nobody knows them -- -- you know what everybody would be surprised by.
Belcher -- -- claimed Belcher was abusing alcohol and prescription med at the time this happened.
And here's a guy who graduated with a degree in child development -- family relations from the University of Maine.
-- a year heard this quote from -- Coach saying he was a great guy we were all proud of him.
What is what's the NFL is the FO doing something wrong here are -- are they encouraging this kind of behavior.
Kind of problem again is only getting faster it's only getting more violent -- -- can speak to this.
When a player goes down with a concussion there's no independent doctor that comes on the field like -- the boxing match and says -- this player can't go he's out of this one.
It's a plant at that doctor who's being paid by the team so it's in the team's best interests.
When Michael Vick goes down with an injury to say I think -- -- -- to go -- -- -- -- that -- -- your franchise -- -- the one who's gonna tell you he can't play.
Vick wants the plane as he wants to make its money wants to be able to be the quarterback and Eagles the Coach wants and -- -- the -- case who TV don't want to say okay.
I really don't think this is the best decision he's got an incentive -- well.
Well and -- you know appear -- just mentioning how -- the big hits aren't happening and it's not as bad as it used to be and yet.
Even today that we had hearings on -- saints where they were paying people who do these really hard hits.
That would end -- get people have not only out of the gain but maybe out of the season it seems to me that this problem is not -- not by along shot.
No not at all but at least they are trying to do some things were not not by along side.
This is this is a big problem it's it's coming in nature of the sport is that it's a tough sport there's no doubt about that would.
We need to be educated on it we need to understand what these pain medications can do to you what these trumped -- -- kids can do to you.
I I have a friend you know who was my -- and Philadelphia and he has ALS now.
He he was one of the strongest guys everything and now they give him from eight years to five years and now two years just two years to live.
And I mean just seeing him is a tough situation we can't even comb his hair now can't even the didn't appreciate.
I'm I -- put on his clothes in the morning at -- yeah.
It's very serious and and and just -- pressing -- -- is a story in the New York Times today about how.
At overall is the latest greatest drug that's being used by football players walk -- I Mena and that I that was shocking to me this is a drug for ADD.
Yeah well the arrow supervision be Ricky -- -- -- -- as well what they say that it does give you an -- gives you kind of a lift and in the film room in the practice field.
Its way to concentrate more at a -- and it's an addictive drug.
And this stuff is starting at the high school -- last a lot of these high school guidance counselors many of these kids are prescribed for at Earl and me people taking an overall.
Are not prescribe for adults very easy to get access to and it's a problem not -- up to the NFL.
-- I just gotta ask you how you do one and the last time you -- here you talk a little bit about your injuries and how they're going.
Yeah are you feeling any better things working out -- right now.
Well you know with the help -- many specialists and I'm -- -- like a very strict and life now as far as that's concerned I have a very strict regiment rehab regiment and my diet I've I've gotten that under control.
Gluten free you know things that the doctors have told -- can help my brain number one but also help me physically.
To kind of slow this down but of course I'm still afraid I'm afraid every day because I know that would like KT one day he was fine.
In the next day -- -- LS so I don't know if you happen to anyone of us we bought head to head trauma.
We -- dealt with playing an NFL play their -- for eleven years.
Of running back is always gonna get hit even when -- the camera's not on me -- -- it to me.
In a quarterback rolls -- they still tackle the case -- -- me.
You know some get hit on every play and -- the quarterback going back and he's going that bomb.
I guarantee you'll probably pick it up when those -- coming off days are coming through the middle and that's a linebacker defensive end or some I was -- -- full -- that -- look.
-- -- and that's a concussion every time I do that I swear that I know -- a concussion isn't it the symptoms of it I feel like every time I had them.
Make a block like that -- I have a slight concussion.
Well thanks to both -- you guys for coming on tonight -- and Peter.
It's an amazing story and boy I hope we don't hear anymore about this kind of thing that I hope we we have -- you.
Thanks so much.
Thank you thanks for having me thank you.