“I think Kurt Warner needs to keep his opinions to himself when it comes to this,” said Toomer, 37, a decent wide receiver who the New York Giants took out of the University of Michigan in the second round of the 1996 NFL Draft. “Everything that he’s gotten in his life has come from playing football.”
The 40-year-old Warner, a two-time AP NFL MVP who is one of only two signal-callers in history to throw 100 touchdowns with two different teams, retired as an Arizona Cardinal in January 2010 after suffering a concussion that left him punchy.
The winner of the 2008 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award has every right to guide his children as he deems fit and Toomer has some set of oysters to intrude on the business of the Warner family.
Warner, who the Green Bay Packers signed as an undrafted free agent in 1994 out of the University of Northern Iowa, is one of the storybook superstars in league history.
The Arena Football League Hall of Famer was the consummate underdog and “everything that he’s gotten in his life” derives strictly from diligence and perseverance.
Kurt Warner simply epitomizes why sports are so beautiful.
Amani Toomer, who was forced out of the game as a wannabe Kansas City Chief in August 2009, “needs to keep his opinions to himself when it comes to this.”