By Ross Jones, FOXSports.com
At this year’s NFL Rookie Symposium, players were given a first-hand account of what can derail a career. The lessons learned have begun to sink into their minds.
One reality came to life as players learned that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested, imprisoned and charged with first-degree murder.
Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan was jarred and saddened.
“It was tough,” Jordan said about the Hernandez news. “Obviously, they talked to us about the gun situation at the Rookie Symposium. Tank [Johnson] came and sat down with us and it’s a serious situation. You don’t want to put yourself in a situation where you can harm yourself or somebody else.
“Personally, I just feel bad for the guy. He’s my age. So, I can see the where it straddles the line between him being young and not knowing right from wrong. So, it’s tough. I’m praying for him and his family.” Keep Reading…