To all fields: Does Josh get a pass for addiction?

by Gary Shelton on February 28, 2015 · 1 comment

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Saturday, 6 a.m.

On the diamond....

If his drug of choice made a fly ball go farther, the name of Josh Hamilton would be a swear word today.

If his drug of choice made a fastball go faster, you'd be yelling for his head.

If his drug of choice perked him up, and made him more attentive to play a baseball game after a late night out, you'd think he was a bad guy.

All Josh Hamilton did was shove a Hall of Fame career up his nose. And for that, the world seems ready to give him a hug. Poor Josh. Let's don't punish him at all.

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Rick Martin February 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm

McCown had his hands tied. He had a college QB coach as his OC, he had a lousy OL “protecting him” (that’s a laugh). Poor guy is lucky to have left Tampa with his spleen intact. I’m happy for him – cashing-in at the end of his career. I can’t remember a better character on the RayJay football field since Derrick and LeeRoy – he never quit, never pointed fingers (until after the season, I guess). I hope he wins a few games for the Browns – I think he will do better since they actually have the key players in place (OC, OL).

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