As the NFL slowly becomes nothing more than a safe place where young men can put on helmets to keep from being recognized by their mug shots, we look to the players who haven't been arrested for assaulting women or children hoping to find some insight and actual human compassion.
What we get instead is a whole lot of ignorant BS being spewed in interviews and on Twitter:
Granted, many current and former players spoke out in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal and expressed their beliefs that the Ravens RB should be banned from the league.
Similarly, Vikings legend and ESPN commentator Cris Carter gave a heartfelt speech about the horrors of violence against kids after Adrian Peterson was indicted for child abuse.
Sadly, however, some of the NFL's most recognized stars don't realize that the only acceptable response to finding out one of your co-workers physically attacked his wife or child is, "Why is dude not in prison?"
For example, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster recently expressed his belief that Peterson is being persecuted for "political" reasons.
And then there's Reggie Bush...