Dion Jordan Comments on Potential NFL Reinstatement, Past Issues

May 30, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan was suspended for all of last season, is applying for reinstatement on Wednesday and is eager to prove he isn't a bust.  
Jordan spoke at length about his NFL career to USA Today's Tom Pelissero in a feature that ran Monday:
I'm not about to waste it. I can't waste it. And I (expletive) love doing it. Who doesn’t love running out in front of 30,000-plus fans and you get that rush? But it's also things that you can get that rush from that can be very satisfying and can carry you on to a successful life after football. I just turned 26 years old, so life starts to hit you in the face. Who are you outside of those shoulder pads and helmet? And it's weird, but I feel like it's a blessing for me at this point in time to think about it, instead of waiting 'til they really tell me I can't play football no more.
Whatever he does to make amends in the future, the Dolphins can't get back the lost years they invested in Jordan, wh...

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