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Oakland Raiders: When Players Are Cut, How Does It Impact Families?

Years ago, a young man who was considered a model athlete had the great fortune of being a first round pick with the Oakland Raiders.

Eldridge Dickey was his name. He attended one of the finest high schools in the Houston Independent School District.

Dickey was so good in high school that some said he was not coachable, according to Ric More who was interviewed on May 8. 

The label did not stick because the entire team at Booker T. Washington High School was outstanding during the era that Dickey was on the roster.

Most accounts of Dickey's life do not recognize the fact that a man can mature and change, even after his life has been impacted by decisions in the NFL. Some of the decisions of the Sixties are the thesis for research in the 21st century...

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