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Bierria wonders why NFL isn't calling

The new NFL draftees should know the story of Terreal Bierria, a reminder how the NFL is a cruel business. Story

Updated: May 7, 2007, 10:56 AM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

Listen up, NFL rookies. Enjoy feeling invincible -- no matter whether you're Brady Quinn, Calvin Johnson or Ramzee Robinson (pick No. 255).

The NFL fulfills dreams, bank accounts, even destinies. But stadiums, rosters and corporate suites must be filled, too.

The average NFL career supposedly lasts about 3.5 years, understand? But you don't think that will be you, do you?

You must learn the NFL is a fleeting thing. The story of Terreal Bierria might help you understand that better.

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