Posts Tagged Aldon Smith

Good People around Aldon Smith

“This is a day that doesn’t have anything to do about football. … Although he won’t be playing football for the San Francisco 49ers, he will be supported and helped, and he will not have to walk this path alone.” — 49ers coach Jim Tomsula Aldon Smith has finally been released. After multiple chances and numerous counseling sessions I am sure, this exceptional linebacker has been shown the door. Over recent years, he has been charged with three DUI’s, causing property damage (vandalism), hit-and-run, assault weapons charges and a motor […]

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Aldon Smith Suspended for 9 Games, Loses $1.24 million in Salary

Aldon Smith, OL for the San Francisco 49ers, received the news today that the league was going to suspend him for 9 games and he will lose approximately half of his annual salary. We will not hop on the bandwagon of disgruntled fans and analysts who feel his penalty was too harsh. We will take the side of those who believe Aldon Smith is lucky as hell. Let me take it out of sports completely, and let’s say you have just landed the best job of your career with a […]

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Two Players in Two Directions

It was quite interesting for me to scan the sports news yesterday, for there, and in just a few hours we saw two different athletes make decisions and reap the ethical consequences of those decisions. They are both very gifted athletes and play in the NFL.  And they both share ethical tales with very different endings. The first player, 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, was going on a trip and at the San Francisco Airport, he was selected for secondary screening before boarding a flight. I have gone through that inconvenience […]

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