Bill James, ever the contrarian (he even took a go at disputing climate change a few years back, though later softened his stance), has been taking the unpopular stance on Joe Paterno this week. First it was him saying in an online chat that the Freeh Report made it clear that Paterno did enough to address the Jerry Sandusky situation. Then, on the radio, James declared that Paterno was not as powerful as we all thought, did not have any allies at Penn State, and that the media's trying to blame everything on Joe.
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