Originally Posted by Gastineau99
He said that Hess was very good to him, a lot better than his teammates were, so if you look at it that way, the move made perfect sense.
So much is made of Gastineau crossing the line, but plenty of other guys crossed the picket line in 87, including Jets Team Captain Joe Fields. Some other notable names you may have heard of were: Joe Montana, Dwight Clark and Roger Craig.
We sure could use a passrusher like him these days. He wasted a lot of his talent with his lunatic behaviour but was a demon passrusher in his prime. Pity his indiscretions overshadowed his supreme talent