The Rules Are Only Suggestions
Al Davis, one time owner of the Oakland Raiders has two quotes attributed to him.
“Just win Baby, and “There are no rules, they are just suggestions.”
He seemed to favor the latter as they left broken bodies along the stadiums they played.
It started with the book, “They Call Me Assassin.” when Jack Tatum turned Darryl Stingley into a quadriplegic
In the end it is a shame that Jack Tatum is remembered mainly for the hit on Darryl Stingley and for being a dirty player.
Jack Lambert was the same kind of physical player and he was celebrated for it, maybe it was because Tatum was an african-american man with an afro playing for the Raiders.
Tatum was a great player and should be remembered that way.
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