Jeff Ireland? Scumbag? No Difference

April 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tuesday reports surfaced from Michael Silver of Yahoo.com of Miami Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland asking Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant if his mother was a prostitute in a predraft interview.

Dez Bryant's slide down to the Cowboys by now has been well documented and had a lot to do with Bryant's background coming into the draft. Jeff Ireland felt it necessary to ask the young man about his mother, Angela, who went to prison for selling crack cocaine and abused marijuana, PCP and cocaine.

“No, my mom is not a prostitute,” said Bryant, whose background came under a great deal of scrutiny before the draft.

Now I understand that this is just one question in a litany of questions that were probably posed to Bryant. And I'm sure all of those questions were not easy to answer. Furthermore, you would have to be a fool if you are preparing to fork over million of dollars to a college kid who has had a history of outbursts and immaturity and not ask some h...

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