How will the Legacy of LT Be Remembered?

May 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If I asked you on May 5, 2010 who Lawrence Taylor was, you would probably respond that he was one of the best linebackers of all time.
You may say that he was one of the most feared players in the NFL.
You may refer to his 1,088 career tackles or 142 career sacks.
Maybe you'd think of his 10 Pro Bowls and three AP Defensive Player of the Year awards, or maybe his number 56 retired by the New York Giants.
You may even start talking about his Monday Night Football sack on Joe Theisman where he single-handedly ended Theisman's career.
But on May 7, 2010 he may now be remembered as the fading legend who raped a 16-year-old girl and could be facing years in jail if guilty.
Unfortunately, after this incident many people will forget LT the football player but remember LT the criminal.
Ask a person on the street who OJ Simpson is, and unless they are a football fan they would probably tell you he was the guy who murdered his wife and got away with it. They wo...

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