The Pittsburgh Steelers are no longer my favorite professional football team because of team owner Dan Rooney’s political ties to Obama as well as his ongoing efforts to get the Destroyer reelected. However, when I read the story From hardship, Steelers’ Gay shares hope, I thought it might help some football fanatics to keep the game in perspective.
Joe Whitt Jr., a secondary coach for the Green Bay Packers, wonders whether Pittsburgh Steelers fans would be so tough on William Gay if they knew the character of the man and everything he’s overcome.
“People can say what they want about the football player—that’s fine. But the character, the man? … I know what he is. I know I couldn’t go through the things he’s had to work through.”—Joe Whitt, Jr