Clarett: A call for help?

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  1. PhiSlammaJamma

    PhiSlammaJamma Critical Possession

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    I used to feel sorry for him, but after reading the article, it looks to me like he started this downward spiral and now he has to dig himself out. The NFL seems like one place where you don't get extra chances either. MLB, maybe. NBA, Maybe. NFL, they kick you out the door fast. It's gonna be a long road back for this guy, but it doesn't have to be, he's got a little girl, and that can be reason enough to forget all the things he didn't achieve. I hope he makes it out, and truthfully, it could have been a lot worse, his path is recoverable, but I don't feel sorry for him.
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  2. Blazing Arrow

    Blazing Arrow The 12th man

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    He was found with 4 loaded weapons in his car, he ran from police and resisted arrest. His daughter is going to grow up with her father in prison. If he was so concerned for her and how important she was to him he would not have been in that situation in the first place.

    He made his bed.
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  3. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

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    "He actually wanted me to shut the gym down, so nobody could train when he was training, so he could focus and get in his intensity level, and all that,'' Ikei told me earlier this year. "I'm like 'You going to tell Coach Green someday at the Arizona Cardinals that nobody can work out when you're working out?' ''

    :lol3: I shouldn't laugh at this dude but I really found this quote humorous.

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    He would take that water bottle everywhere, including the Bronco weight room, and the team started getting suspicious when, before minicamp practices, he'd grab the bottle and say, "I gotta get my Goose on.'' It wasn't a joke; the Bronco players were convinced he was chugging Grey Goose.:biglaugh:
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  4. PhiSlammaJamma

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    Get this, found within a 1/4 mile of a victim in his upcoming trial, who was obviously going to testify against him. And he runs from the police. And he had loaded weapons. I would say that is more than a coincidence. Something was about to go down. This may have been an uglier thing than I first thought.

    And lawyers crack me up, saying he is more a threat to himself, when he was wearing a bullet proof vest. The guy didn't and doesn't want to die. That much is clear.
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  5. PhiSlammaJamma

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    It begins here at the rookie photo shoot, where Clarett was lying underneath a table for one of the card companies, wreaking havoc, and not doing what all the other rookies were supposed to be doing. Apparently they had to call for help to get 'em out from under the table.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1rAPT7O4x0
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  6. moose4now

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    I'd say.
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  7. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

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    "I'm a young man going through stress. I'm a person who was scheduled to make millions and didn't make 'em."

    Pretty poignant quote. Life is hard. The bigger you are the harder you fall. This kid needed a mentor during his formative years in a bad way. All he knows his bad decisions.
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  8. Architect

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    Give Him A Break Guys! He Is Just Trying His Best To Get Signed By The Dolphins Or Bengals!
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  9. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

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    I'm not sure he even knows what his best is.
    CAPS LOCK IS PRETTY FUNNY LIKE THAT.
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  10. Puck

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    thats what happens when youth gets all caught up in the "look at my bling"

    his life isn't gonna get any easier
    i'm sure there are some aquaintances in lockup with connections to the people he owes money to
    and to make matters worse, kids would rather have their parents at home instead of in jail
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