What Did You Expect? Lawrence Taylors’s Story Was Too Good To Be True

May 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Dwight Gooden, Lawrence Taylor, and Darryl Strawberry captivated New York in the 1980s.
They led their teams to victories, and they got themselves in trouble with the law.
They worked hard to keep themselves out of trouble after being in jail. It's been a constant battle for them.
Gooden, for one, has not won the war or the battle, based on more of his incidents
Strawberry has done a fine job of being a role model. He has not been in the news for the wrong reasons.
It seemed Taylor was heading to the same track like Strawberry is until this morning.
Taylor was arrested in upstate New York for raping a 16-year old girl.
We thought Taylor would overcome his demons. We thought he figured it out. We thought he knew when to stay out of trouble.
That apparently was not the case.
Old habits apparently don't die hard.
Once a criminal, always a criminal.
We should known this was coming eventually.
Taylor doesn't seem to get it.

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments