Tillman takes exception to words as he ignore
Boy, pompei sure bored, now looking to fight with tillman? :laughing-019: but hey if it motivates peanut and makes pomei look like an arse, i'm all for it!
Lighten up, age is just a number
Tillman takes exception to words as he ignores Father Time
Dan Pompei On the NFL June 3, 2011
I have two things to say to Charles Tillman.
And, "Thank you."
For the motivation, that is.
You have worked yourself into a full sweat because both in print and in person, I indicated you are getting old. In fact, you told Laurence Holmes on WSCR-AM that you saved an article I wrote for motivation.
"I feel like that was a call out," you said. "I think everyone should get motivated when someone calls them out. That's why we play this game. We're competitive. When someone says I can't do something or I'm too old to do something, it fires me up. I think it's a good thing. Well let me show you how old I am. I like motivation. It fuels you. It gives you something to work for."
Hey, no sweat, just doing my part. I know that without coaches around to poke you and keep you on course during the lockout, you could use a little prodding from outside sources.
Maybe all Bears fans will be thanking me if it makes you a better player.
If you like, I can call you all kinds of names you can use to make you work harder.
Go ahead Prune-nut, I mean, Peanut. Do another rep on the bench press. Run another sprint.
Faster this time.
And don't let the fact I think you still are one heck of a cornerback slow you down.
I understand athletes mentality is to convince themselves they are invincible. I can count on one hand the number of athletes I've known who actually understood they were losing something as they aged. Denial probably is a vital aspect of confidence.
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