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February 2016

Eric Berry’s speech after winning NFL comeback player of the year ward

Story by Joel Thorman Eric Berry won the AP comeback player of the year on Saturday night during the NFL Honors show. He gave this speech after winning the award. He got emotional during it which is one of the first times I ever remember seeing him like that. It was very memorable...we'll link video when we see it. "First of all I want to say thank you. I'm truly honored. I'm truly blessed. Truly thankful to he standing before you all. I have so many people I want to thank but I just want to thank God because there...
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The name “Tackles4Cancer”

“From my days as a youth in Houston Texas to playing in the NFL, the pendulum was an integral part of becoming a winner in the game of life. In southwest Texas, ‘Friday Night Lights’ was reality and home to legendary athletes including Thurman Thomas, OJ McDuffie, myself, and several others. However, before every football game the sides of my mind functioned as if it were a pendulum. The research, time, effort to understand my opponent went from in-trepidation to supreme confidence, in between and back and forth.  But, when the opening game ball was kicked, I became so focused...
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