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Gardner: Good Riddance

Gardner: Good Riddance

Rod Gardner wanted to live the lifestyle of a pro athlete, but didn't want to do what it took to excel on the field. That's the bottom line on why the Redskins were happy to trade the former first-round selection for a late draft pick.

Shortly after Sean Taylor was arrested last fall, coming home from a party, questions popped up surrounding how often players should go out during the week. After all, they had to be in top shape to perform at a high level. Many players said it was OK to go out on a Monday or even a Tuesday night. But once you get into Wednesday -- the night Taylor went out -- you need to start saving yourself... Recommended Stories

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