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Old 01-02-2014   #1
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Default Re: I was an NFL player until I was fired by two cowards and a bigot

A pretty powerful read. Also a cautionary tale of "freedom of expression".

This is the other side of the Duck Dynasty story, where tolerance can and will be taken to task by employers as readily as intolerance.
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Default Re: I was an NFL player until I was fired by two cowards and a bigot

I wouldn't be surprised if it were true. At the same time, the guy was not a great punter. He consistently ranked in the late teens/32 in terms of averages. He wasn't bad by any means, but he wasn't great. He lost out in OAK to a guy who lead the NFL in average.

I think this article will do more to hurt his playing chances than his previous speaking out moments would have.
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Default Re: I was an NFL player until I was fired by two cowards and a bigot

Reading that, I couldn't help but feel that most teams would have a problem if the punter became a distraction, for any reason.

Priefer sounds like a right bell end, though.
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