It looks like Jamal Lewis can get a jump start on that trucking business he wants to start with Nate Newton and Bam Morris. He’s done playing football after suffering a season-ending concussion. Vince Young might want to stay off his radar if he doesn’t want to get the Hoge treatment from him.
Jeff Fisher is hosting a benefit roast on June 15. Concussion specialists Merrill Hoge and Frank Wycheck are among the expected guests who will roast the Titans head coach. Oh sweet baby, this could turn out great.
Hoge will probably start out roasting Fisher before quickly segueing into ordering a Moons Over My Hammy and “General Toe’s” chicken before turning his full attention to Vince Young and ranting about how he could be the worst player in the history of any sport with a ball. Wycheck will fly into roid rage and threaten to body slam everyone in the room before tearing up and admitting that the steroids made him less of a man than Jose Canseco or Chastity Bono. He’ll order a #56 with extra MSG. Nom nom nom. Vince Young will just take off his shirt and cry while gnawing chicken wings. An enchanted evening for charity indeed.
Jeff Fisher Will Help Charity [The Tenneessean]
The Philadelphia Flyers play the Carolina Hurricanes in a preseason game on Sept. 27. The Flyers are using the game to honor all the captains in their history. 14 of them will be there. One won’t. Lindros apparently has a “prior commitment”. No doubt it’s with a concussion.
Moran is disappointed that Lindros will not be there on the 27th. He does admit that the former captain had a falling out with the organization. That’s putting it mildly considering he was called out by GM Bobby Clarke for being soft. He almost died after losing about half his body’s blood volume due to a collapsed lung from internal bleeding of the chest wall. The team tried to make him fly after he was found in a tub “pale and cold” by teammate Keith Jones. It was independently confirmed that he would have died if he took the flight as the team wanted him to do.
Moran still thinks he should show up and be the better man. It may be about the fans but that’s quite a bit to forgive and forget. Lindros is lucky if he remembers to put on his pants before he walks out the door. What’s done is what’s done and for all we know, he might get booed or catch a cheesesteak in the head. Who knows what that would do to him. If you want to see the effects of multiple concussions, turn on NFL Match-Up and check Merrill Hoge. His inane ramblings and Vince Young obsession are sad to watch. We don’t want the same for #88. Let him go.