NFL Rules Change: Why Roger Goodell’s Policy of Suspending NFL Assassins Works

October 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Where were you when the head-on collision that changed American football forever occurred?
Most people remember the circumstances around events that affected their lives—good or bad. 
My parents remember what they were doing when President John F. Kennedy and Rev. Martin Luther King II were assassinated.
I remember where I was when Bill Clinton announced that he had not had relations with Monica Lewinsky. I do not recall where I was when he changed his story.
Who can forget what they were doing when they learned that President Obama had brought change to America?
Those events are perhaps more memorable than sporting history, but sports as entertainment in tragic times is inseparable with Americana.
We learned that fact most recently in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001.  
It is no surprise that some NFL fans remember where they were when Jack Tatum paralyzed Darryl Stingley in a 1978 preseason game.
Some of my readers were not born ...

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