May 8, 2019
Society praises athletes for their current contributions on the field. What about when their career’s end? Most players become an afterthought. How about Plaxico Burress? The former All-Pro New York Giant Wide Receiver who caught the winning Touchdown in Super Bowl 42, recently wrote a letter to the Upcoming NFL Draft class. He speaks with raw honesty, accountability & humility.
I always hear retired guys who have been through something in their lives say things like, “I wouldn’t change a thing because it made me who I am today. ”But would I change anything? Hell yeah, I would. I wouldn’t have shot myself in the damn leg. I wouldn’t have even gone home to get my gun that night. I would have known the laws on carrying a gun in NYC. I would have been smarter.