Originally Posted by Bob Dole
The strange part to Bob Dole as he thought about this while sitting in the woods all afternoon, is the realization that these guys, at least coming in to the league, are some of the most head-shrunk and evaluated employees on the freaking planet. How his situation and his mental state could escalate to the level of what he did is just ****ing mind boggling.
Much like soldiers, they are probably trained and raised in a... physical, violent, confrontation, push yourself through aggression... environment. So any baseline used to evaluate these players is heavily biased.
When compared against the full population, Javon's mental status might jump right out as troubling. But when evaluated against group of similar people, the red flag might be hard to find.