Saturday, July 7, 2012

Ryan Leaf Among Top 10 Ideal Speakers For Rookie Symposium

"With the second pick in the 1998 NFL Draft...." (Credit: USA Today)
After not having a Rookie Symposium last year due to the extensive lockout, perhaps it’s appropriate that this year’s gathering of incoming players gets considerable hype.

NFL Total Access has aired snippets of this year’s Symposium over the last couple weeks.

With speakers like Michael Vick, Pacman Jones, Michael Irvin, and Terrell Owens, the keynotes came off as a less-frightening, plain and frank version of those old Scared Straight television specials.

Among the biggest differences between the two congregations is the fact that the Symposium didn’t feature the F-bomb every four words.

But the underlying message was there.

Those mentioned as having addressed the 2012 rookie class brought upon themselves a fleet of albatrosses circling above them, having committed felonies and/or made unwise decisions regarding finances or otherwise.

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