Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo Bills’
As part of his Family Foundation, Buffalo Bills LB Chris Draft took 200 hand-picked students from various local schools to a movie theater to view “The Blind Side” as a platform to encourage kids to stay on the right path: http://www.buffalonews.com/cityregion/story/917058.html
Buffalo Bills LB Chris Draft visited hospitalized children on Monday as part of a football clinic: http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Draft-visits-with-special-children/5caca92e-6e14-495c-a330-1b678666dd7c
A few members of the Buffalo Bills, including Terrell Owens and Chris Draft, went over to Buffalo City Mission to help serve Thanksgiving meals to the less fortunate and also to count their own blessings: http://www.wivb.com/dpp/living/Bills-help-serve-meal-at-City-Mission
Chris Draft, recently picked up by the Buffalo Bills, is in the running for the Jefferson Award, which is given to the athlete who has the biggest impact on his/her community. Please vote here: http://www.allstarshelpingkids.org/teammates/chrisdraft.html
Tom Rinaldi did an excellent piece for ESPN’s Outside the Lines, on how the legacy of O.J. Simpson was once as strong as any athlete on the planet. However, after the tumultuous 1994 murder trial of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown-Simpson, and most recently, the sports memorabilia fiasco in Las Vegas, Simpson’s legacy has all but been relinquished. It just goes to show that poor choices off-of-the-field can cast a huge shadow on the legacy of a superstar athlete like Simpson.
The video can be found at this link: