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Charles Grant does a nice thing for the Saints female staffers

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Just to break up the police blotter threads...

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    from Peter King

    3. I think the best story I've heard in a while about a guy not forgetting where he was in Saints camp on their last day of the offseason program. Defensive end Charles Grant called over the club's vice president of communications, Greg Bensel, handed him a wad of $100-dollar bills -- 20 to be exact -- and told him he wanted to buy lunch for all the women who work in the team offices. "Can you make it happen?'' Grant asked Bensel. He did, handing the $2,000 to GM Mickey Loomis' administrative assistant, who organized the luncheon field trip for the 20 women in the building. Way to remember where you came from, Charles.

    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/writers/peter_king/06/17/qbs/3.html
     
  2. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    What foolishness....:laugh2:
     
  3. Vintage

    Vintage The Cult of Jib

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    I seem to remember a Braylon thread being criticised because of who he decided to donate money too...

    I wonder if this thread will meet similar results.

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    Good find though, WG...
     
  4. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I'm glad you did post it. I'm one who does think there are more good guys in the NFL than bad ones.
     
  5. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    The question is...which one had he asked out, got turned down, and wanted to impress?

    :D

    Just kidding, that's really verey cool of him. I imagine most of the office personnel are invisible to the players.
     
  6. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    I was thinking who was he trying too hook up with also :laugh2:
     
  7. DallasCowpoke

    DallasCowpoke Fierce Allegiance

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    So Grant used to be a female office worker? Gosh, how did THAT story slip by the prying eyes of the press!?!?



    :D
     
  8. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    :laugh1: :laugh2: :bow: :eek::
     
  9. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    :thumbup: Haaa!
     
  10. SupermanXx

    SupermanXx Benched

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    $100 each? are you kidding me?

    Man, if he really wanted to help those women, he would have given them $101 each!! I understand what Grant is trying to do here and I think it's a nice gesture, but it's not enough... it's just not enough

    /sarcasm
     
  11. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

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    And make next to no money by NFL standards.
    Those jobs are just ordinary jobs that pay ordinary salaries.

    It is a very nice gesture.

    Wonder if Troy ever did that:)

    :laugh1:
     
  12. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Sure he did. IIRC, his wife, Rhonda used to work in the Cowboys marketing dept.
     
  13. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    I thought so but wasn't sure :laugh2:
     
  14. Joshmvii

    Joshmvii Cowboys baby!

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    I'd be pissed if I was the lone guy who works on a computer in those offices. Sitting there eating a sack lunch while all the ladies go out to a nice lunch. haha
     
  15. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Zing!!!!!!!!!

    :laugh2:
     
  16. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2:

    Yeah, the poor guys always get left out! Even on camera these players are always saying, "Hi, mom..."! Dad is left out in the cold wondering if his son is really his son and not the milkmans or mailmans boy?


    :confused:
     
  17. Twyst

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    lol Maybe he knocked one of them up, his famous line from this offseason before we re-signed him was when he complained about the $8 million franchise tag that was on him, saying he needs to "feed his family" :lol:


    All joking aside, hes a class act. Brees, mccallister or grant make headlines for something good locally almost every week
     
  18. THUMPER

    THUMPER Papa

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    Most of the players in the NFL are quality people, it's just the high profile knuckleheads who make the news. ESPN and the rest of the "tabloid media" just feed off of the crap like maggots.
     
  19. Big Dakota

    Big Dakota New Member

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    Show up in drag:D
     
  20. Big Dakota

    Big Dakota New Member

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    :laugh2:
     

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