Male Prima Donna: Dez Bryant Refusing to Take Part in Rookie Hazing

July 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Early word out of Dallas is that Rookie Dez Bryant refused a simple rookie hazing task of carrying Roy Williams' shoulder pads.
What, were they too heavy for you? Is it that hard to put the face mask through the head hole and pick up the 10 pounds (if they even weigh that much)?
The first thing that everyone said when this guy came out of college is that he has character issues. He was suspended for the 2009 season after meeting with Deion Sanders.
Two days into training camp, instead of doing everything he can to refute those statements, he does this?
What does he have to say on the subject?
"I'm not doing it," Bryant said. "I feel like I was drafted to play football, not carry another player's pads."
Well said champ. That's the way to win over your teammates, or did you forget that football was a team sport—53 players coming together with a unified mission to win a championship at all costs.
Apparently the opportunity cost of carrying someone ...

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