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Kevin Everett walking on his own

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by sportschick, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    One thing we can all agree on is that this is wonderful news.

  2. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

  3. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    Watched it live and I really thought he was going to die. Great news.
  4. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    I don't really get this. Why wouldn't everyone associated with Everett want this news trumpeted? I understand if Everett doesn't want to be bothered to talk all the time about his recovery, but releasing the news that he's walking hardly strikes me as the kind of thing someone would have to do anonymously.

    That strange part of the story aside, though, great news.
  5. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Because it should be the family's decision as to how and when the info is released, not the facility. Someone is either trying to impress a reporter or just has a big mouth.
    That said, great news.
  6. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    I understand that, but why wouldn't the reporter call the family? And if he did, why would the family not want this great news out there?
  7. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Isn't Everett kind of a quiet guy, anyway? When he first got hurt I remember hearing how he wasn't comfortable with the media spotlight and didn't want to share all that much because he just isn't comfortable with being a "star" of sorts.
  8. Leo Mazzone

    Leo Mazzone Member

    Great news, but this guy had it first.

  9. pseudo

    pseudo Active Member

    Regarding Everett's short appearance before the Bills-Patriots Sunday night game: we were told NBC wanted to do a big feature on him, tape him rehabbing, all that, and he vetoed the idea -- he wanted to send his teammates/Bills fans a message, and agreed to nothing else.

    Can't wait to see him walk out of the tunnel before a home game next year; the roar from the crowd will set off the seismographs at UB.
  10. pseudo

    pseudo Active Member

    An early Christmas present from SI's Tim Layden:The Road Back

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