As a result, says Jackson, the test is now conducted under close scrutiny. “You strip down [so you are exposed from] your knees to your neck,” says Jackson. “A guy stands right next to you, stares at your penis, and watches you pee. Having an old man with a mustache staring at you does not make you want to pee. You have four hours to do it. If you can’t, you fail the test.”
Patterson was mostly limited to returning kicks in 2015, but got a second chance at receiver in 2016 and had a bounce-back season to earn another Pro Bowl nod. After playing with a handful of QBs in Minnesota, he’ll get a chance to really show what he can do after joining Derek Carr and the Raiders this offseason.
Ogletree, an inside linebacker who teamed with Jarvis Jones at Georgia, started all 16 games each of his first two seasons and topped 100 tackles in both. He was limited to four games in 2015 due to a broken leg. He bounced back for a career-high 136 tackles in 2016 and was voted second-team All-Pro.
As the game, as viewed (and once viewed without fail) by the right-headed and well-adjusted, clearly seems in the kind of decay that precedes free fall, nothing improves. It only grows worse and more common. There is not one NFL team that can be distinguished for its we-don’t-suffer-the-insufferable standards.
And not one game — be it between winless teams or a playoff game — is immune from multiple episodes of extraordinarily stupid, selfish and uncivil behavior determining the outcomes.
Misconduct calls — unsportsmanlike behavior — now determines games as much as any all-week, 15- to 20-coaches-designed element of football. Yet team owners pay hundreds of millions in player salaries only to have their team’s success determined not by skill, coaching, planning and execution, but by rotten conduct?
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