Jack Tatum, a former Pro Bowl safety for the Oakland Raiders, died on Tuesday at age 61. Nicknamed "The Assassin" (although he did not like the term), Tatum was one of the hardest hitters in the NFL and is known for a hit in a preseason game that paralyzed New England Patriots receiver Darryl Stingley.
Former Patriots quarterback Steve Grogan, the man who threw the pass to Stingley, said on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston that the hit still bothers him. In fact, he even said he didn't have anything nice to say about Tatum.
"Unfortunately Jack Tatum is one guy that I just can't find anything nice to say about," Grogan said. "Just the way he handles the whole situation"
Grogan went onto say that Tatum never apologized to Stingley. "But to never apologize to Darryl, to try to make money off the whole situation, never showing any regret or remorse. This is a man who wasn't a good person."
You can listen to the entire interview here.
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