Let me start by saying, My prayers go to Taylor and his family, this is definitely a tragic situation, and the entire country (except maybe some crazy Cowboys fans) are behind Taylor.
What my problem is, is that this happens probably every day in the United States. Somebody's house gets broken into, and someone gets shot and sustains an injury that could be life threatening.
Why is it that something like this must happen to a visible person for the nation to be alerted to the situation. I watch the news sometimes, and hear about 3-5 homicide deaths every time. And I live in Minneapolis. I can't imagine how much worse it is in Miami.
The point is, our country needs to wake up to these kinds of things. O.J. wasn't the first person to try to steal something back from someone, Darrent Williams wasn't the first person to get shot and killed, Pacman wasn't the first person to shoot someone outside a nightclub, Michael Vick wasn't the first person to be involved in dogfighting.
Why can't we wake up to these everyday occurences on the local scale? Why must we need a celebrity to do something stupid or have something tragic happen to them for those things to become known. It sickens me.
Again, my prayers are with Sean Taylor and his family tonight, I hope he can come back and play again.