Dave Duerson

February 20th, 2011 § Comments Off on Dave Duerson § permalink

Just a couple of weeks ago, in this space, I praised the 1985 Chicago Bears, and specifically Richard Dent on his selection to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Today, I feel the need to say something about Dave Duerson.  Duerson was found dead Thursday evening in his home.  They are now saying that it was a self inflicted gunshot wound.  All of the articles I’ve seen have emphasized that he has donated his brain to research.

I’ve thought about Walter Payton a lot this weekend also.

I have nothing insightful or meaningful to add.  I just wanted to share.

Richard Dent is a Hall of Famer

February 6th, 2011 § 2 comments § permalink

This morning, when I sat down at my computer to read my email and check out the latest news online I actually fist pumped.  Not to anyone, there was no one around, just to myself.  When one of the sports heroes that you idolized as a child is voted into the Hall of Fame for his sport to some extent it validates your support of him and his team.

This morning I woke up to find Richard Dent the newest member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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