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Rookies have responsibility to skip draft

They're being put in tough spot, but they nevertheless need to support fellow players

Updated: March 19, 2011, 5:39 PM ET
By Tedy Bruschi | ESPNBoston.com

There has been sizzling reaction to the NFLPA's suggestion to incoming rookies that they consider bypassing the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall. Many believe that this is a bad move by the NFLPA, that this is something that 15-20 prospects have worked hard to achieve and they should have their "moment."

I am not one of these people.

Upon entering the NFL, many rookies have no idea of the importance of the NFLPA. They might think all that is required of them is to ...

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