In the wake of Junior Seau’s apparent suicide, the debate over football safety has reached a fever pitch.
New England Patriots wideout Chad Ochocinco joined the fray Friday, pledging his support to Roger Goodell in an open letter posted on his website but cautioning that “mounting evidence being revealed publicly” could soon show its true face.
Ochocinco’s Letter To Goodell
Chad Ochocinco wrote a letter to Roger Goodell, supporting the embattled commissioner. Read the full transcript here. Letter
“I know it has been a rough week, so I wanted to reach out. Players dying, players suing and on top of that my peers are just going off on you in the media,” Ochocinco wrote in the letter posted on OCNNReport.com and addressed to the NFL’s commissioner. “It does not help that ESPN has all of a sudden become Medical TV with damn near every brain expert on the planet. This has got to be the worst week ever. Since no one is showing any support, I figured I would be the first.”