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REMORSE? NOT IN THE NFL
Bruce Newman
October 16, 1989
Freeman McNeil's compassion brought him only headaches
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October 16, 1989

Remorse? Not In The Nfl

Freeman McNeil's compassion brought him only headaches

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"Everything happens for a reason," McNeil said after their meeting. "The reason this happened was to teach me about being a leader. I let down. I could have stayed focused, and we could have won the game. I have to still be able to go out and be a leader, no matter how bad I feel."

For a while there, it looked as if McNeil might be a leader because of how bad he felt. Instead, all the normal rules remain temporarily suspended. Play ball.

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