Rosenhaus to the rescue, again

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Eleven years ago, agent Drew Rosenhaus saved a four-year-old who was drowning in a pool at one of the Disney resorts in Florida. On Monday, Rosenhaus was at it again, pulling an unconscious man from an automobile following an accident.

The rescue has created a bit of a buzz on social media, along with some local TV coverage in Florida.

A polarizing figure in an increasingly competitive industry, plenty of people like the guy and likewise plenty don’t. Those who dislike him the most are typically the ones who are competing with him, and they’ll surely dislike strongly that he’s getting free publicity for Monday’s incident.

To any agents out there inclined to gripe, pull someone out of a car after an accident or save a kid drowning in a pool and you’ll get free publicity, too. Whether good deeds are spontaneous or contrived and whether the publicity from them is organic or manufactured, good deeds are still good deeds, and there can never be too many of them.

37 responses to “Rosenhaus to the rescue, again

  1. From what I have learned about Rosenhaus over the years, somebody should be making sure he isn’t setting up these little “opportunities” to make himself look good.

  2. Everyone already has a bad image of agents, but when you throw 4 year-olds into pools and rig someones car so that it crashes, it borders on pathological.

  3. You’re really NOT supposed to move a person injured in an accident, unless the car is about to blow; particularly not an unconscious one.

    The reason is you can take otherwise manageable spinal trauma (VERY common in auto accidents involving unconsciousness) — and exacerbate the injury(ies) severely and render it a permanent life-destroying injury.

    [Also, there are people who “start fires” and do other things, just so they can be the one who “saves the day.” Is that cynical? Yes. Is it what people have been known to do? Yes, it has.]

  4. Doing what anyone would do isn’t a good deed. A good deed is going above and beyond the normal expectations of someone in a society. Helping someone whose in a possible life threatening in situation is the least your expected to do.

    It’s funny that we expect so little from people like Rosenhaus, that when they act like a normal human being, people’s first reaction is to praise them.

  5. macjacmccoy says:
    Jul 5, 2016 1:49 PM
    Doing what anyone would do isn’t a good deed. A good deed is going above and beyond the normal expectations of someone in a society. Helping someone whose in a possible life threatening in situation is the least your expected to do.

    It’s funny that we expect so little from people like Rosenhaus, that when they act like a normal human being, people’s first reaction is to praise them.

    _______________________________

    A “normal human being” today would probably video tape it, or at the most call 911. Give the man credit where credit is due.

  6. I’m not competing with him… and… I don’t like him.

    rosehaus probably purposely overfed the kid pizza and encouraged the kid to swim in the pool too early with the hope that the kid starts to drowned and he could save him and get free positive publicity.

  7. God that’s an ugly picture. The gut is getting bigger. I think client’s need to cut down his commission – take him to the gym, not to dinner.

  8. This PR is better than a guy violating protocol to get into a MLB game just to get baseballs and self promote himself doing so while denying others with the right to be there to do so.

  9. The rescues may be legitimate but he blew his image when standing with T.O. in T.O.’s driveway for a press conference.

  10. It’s funny how whenever bad things happen Rosenhaus is always there. I don’t whether it’s a good idea to keep him close by or as far away as possible.

  11. I love the conspiracy theorists posting made up scenarios to explain this and how it is to benefit him. Why is it hard to accept that the man was at the right place, at the right time, and was willing to get involved and help a stranger.

    I hope I do that too in those situations.

    Good job Drew!

  12. Doctorrustbelt says
    Jul 5, 2016 2:13 PM
    I’m not competing with him… and… I don’t like him.

    rosehaus probably purposely overfed the kid pizza and encouraged the kid to swim in the pool too early with the hope that the kid starts to drowned and he could save him and get free positive publicity.

    – You don’t drown if you eat pizza before you swim…lmao

  13. Still does not undo the damage of his “rampages” with Jerry Sandusky at the kiddie camps. They said Rosenhaus tore through preteen tents like the Tasmanian devil in Bugs Bunny cartoons, the man went hog wild!!! So, to me, that is how I see him.

  14. Drew seems like the kind of guy that would’ve spent lots of quiet nights at home in the 80’s watching hours and hours of Endless Love. But he’s arrogant and didn’t heed the warning and thought he could actually get away it – eventually he’ll get caught, they always do.

  15. If I’m somewhere and I see Rosenhaus walk in, I’m gettin’ the heck out of there pronto.

  16. Who here has any doubt whatsoever that both the kid and unconscious dude…got invoiced for his services less than 20 minutes AFTER he knew they were going to live. Not me.

  17. “Because he’s the agent the NFL deserves, but not the one it needs right now.”

  18. The only thing that would make this story better is if Johnny Manziel was the guy he saved. But only because Johnny owed him agent fees. And after Drew realized Johnny had snorted his last dime, he threw him back into the car wreck. Which was now on fire.

    Now that’s a story worth posting!

  19. jdbaker01 says:
    Jul 5, 2016 6:44 PM
    Not only was Jerry Maguire based on his life, but Superman Returns was too!

    Um, Jerry Maguire was inspired by Leigh Steinberg. Try and keep up there sparky.

  20. He will never escape my scorn for advising T.O the way he did just one yr into his eagles deal. He is a slimeball.

    And he also saved two peoples lives. I give credit to him for helping the kid and the auto accident victim.

  21. I’m not sure what he could do to raise his likability(not a word),but saving ppl isn’t one of them. He’s “pissed” so many ppl off,fellow agents and players,that even if he died it wouldn’t but would make them happy.

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