Chiefs QB offers thoughtful reflection on teammate's murder-suicide

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: December 4, 2012
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“When you ask someone, ‘How are you doing?' do you really mean it?” he said. “When you answer someone back how you're doing, are you really telling the truth?

“We live in a society of social networks and Twitter pages and Facebook, and that's fine and stuff. But we have contact with our work associates, our families, our friends and it seems like half the time we're more preoccupied with our phone and other things going on instead of the actual relationships we have in front of us.

“Hopefully people can learn from this and try to actually figure out if someone's battling something deeper on the inside than what they may be revealing on a day-to-day basis.”

That's a solid play call.


by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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