Each One, Reach One, Teach One of the Retired Oakland Raiders

February 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This article is Part Two of an earlier article on retired Oakland Raiders. It was published in June 2009.
I believe that the re-publication of this article may help to raise the level of awareness of an issue that is a silent crisis in the NFL, and particularly with some of the senior Oakland Raiders.
Article - revisited
One sports writer who knows many retired NFL players and who I have admired for more than 30 years, bluntly indicated that he is older now.  He says he cannot take on any new projects.  He is dealing with his reality of getting older.
He is 76 years old. Over the years, I have gained a deeper understanding of some issues in the NFL, politics, and life because of his articles.  I take time to thank him, through emails.  I want him to know that his work is valued.
Another retired NFL player was wandering through the streets of a small town, and I heard about him.  He was depressed and appeared to be unhappy.  He wou...

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