Jeff Fisher’s Peyton Manning Jersey Gaffe: Good Joke Or Bad Taste?

Posted: 21st October 2009 by Dave Stanley in NFL
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"I just wanted to feel like a winner." Those were the words of Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher on Tuesday at a charity function at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. á With your eyes closed, that might seem like he's overstating the obvious. áBut to open them and see him in a Peyton Manning jersey was jaw-dropping to say the least. He has since apologized for the incident, saying he was sorry if he offended any fans. However, it was simply inexcusable. áYes, it was in jest. áWe all know that Fisher is not a double agent for the Indianapolis Colts, or any other team. áBut to publicly make light of your team and their struggles is crossing the line.á It is true that these are grown men who're handsomely paid to play a kid's game. Teachers, doctors, policemen and soldiers (among ...

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