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He obviously was -- perhaps.
And he had to be impaired somehow and he shot himself and his chest this is why.
And the alarm buildings be wrong remember this is not just a pro football.
Pro -- it's a college high school in every revelations sport.
My next -- that's David Jackson is one of the NFL's elite running backs he's just coming off his seventh straight.
1000 yard rushing season I think it's I've been done by about ten other players in the -- and they entire history of the NFL.
In the days before us Sam Bradford.
Brought LA so right now Saint Louis.
I think it was back in the wilderness the Saint -- strands back in the wilderness.
The -- -- -- to me.
Stephen Jackson was the only reason to even watch the rams on TV.
You know welcome.
It's nice to have.
An athlete of your caliber on the pro.
Graham -- Stephen how you doing.
I'm doing good as a pleasure thanks for having me so I just quick contract -- yeah and -- get tears up -- -- deal unit stay with the rams.
And that that's a tough question out the gate but I would love -- -- Saint Louis have been -- the last eight years.
I've built my house there my community there.
Already involved in what's going on in the communities I would -- -- -- Street -- I always what are you guys with the feds that so recognizable that someone doesn't grant you attacked a U by the -- it's legal and that's why you're -- FFF.
All right let's get serious -- you know people -- Your injuries have not been -- as severe as they could be but you get pounded a lot.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pro running backs so linebackers stake.
Probably -- average fan you know understands.
They the way we -- Monday morning from Tuesday's but we know we ought to put a love of the game we all understand there's a collision sport.
And we take a great deal of responsibility of re having our way back to help so that we could play the game that -- what do you think about this.
-- seeming epidemic.
Well it's unfortunate that -- was when you lose one life that's sports and many.
And I believe that we have active players as well as a retired players have to come together is simply to come up with some kind of place where we have -- And we go there it voice are -- securities are concerned that was going on as we transition from -- -- to a top post career.
I think you'll help out is really -- as alpha -- to go out there and tell you concerns to someone that really doesn't understand your Walt.
What about is it the helmets is this something that can be done.
-- may be imposing more quickly this nearing.
You know penalties what can be done to protect you guys against concussions that could lead to these serious brain injuries.
But NFL let's try to do a good job of a marching the way we tackle it hit each other and -- -- that -- -- -- -- each other but I believe as you know the technology comes out we need our.
Companies that are hard you know putting together our helmets and designer -- to take those features into its -- in the process of helping protect us from these are collisions.
The way everything is evolving the way the athlete -- being he's going to be faster or stronger our technology got to -- what what after the that's participating in the game.
Do you support this lawsuit that's been filed against the NFL by its at least 16100.
Plus -- our players and their families they support that losses.
There's very it's hard to understand are still active player I don't I don't.
Really know and I'm is wolf both sides of the NFL or the or the post players are our farming these lawsuits what they're doing with the -- -- the family at personally.
Know when they wake up in the big -- -- they gave me half so it's partly to -- Take -- -- on that issue I believe that the NFL and those players who try to get its results for the players or myself for both -- behind me.
We'll have -- have something that we can no.
That we're going to be protected from ourselves and each other.
When you started training a union and the united him yet -- you're still -- you.
I'm still in -- battle that's who I never -- -- of the lies about it from around.
Parents Steven Jackson who who watch in the next season and -- plan.
Thank you appreciate you coming on.
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