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Story Idea - Left Out & In Defense

Quarterbacks get the most attention…the running backs get to carry the load…wide receivers get the flash of attention…and the kicker gets the grief. What does the third string defensive left end get besides a smaller, but substantial paycheck…? That is the question to answer in this brief exploration into the game.

He is a large man with a history of performing well. He was a high school and college top star. However, he attended a small college and faced lesser talent. He was drafted in the supplemental draft, but somehow impressed someone enough in his 10 minutes of playing time in some exhibition games to make the team. He is the clean guy on the team who is really just happy to be on the team.

Write your about his life in and out of football. Write about how he handles practices and being part of the scout defense. Write about how he made the team. Perhaps, put him in a dire game situation and decide if he succeeds or fails. Decide on the story, and write. Post it here, or share elsewhere, but write and enjoy…

Story Idea - Left Out & In Defense

Quarterbacks get the most attention…the running backs get to carry the load…wide receivers get the flash of attention…and the kicker gets the grief. What does the third string defensive left end get besides a smaller, but substantial paycheck…? That is the question to answer in this brief exploration into the game.

He is a large man with a history of performing well. He was a high school and college top star. However, he attended a small college and faced lesser talent. He was drafted in the supplemental draft, but somehow impressed someone enough in his 10 minutes of playing time in some exhibition games to make the team. He is the clean guy on the team who is really just happy to be on the team.

Write your about his life in and out of football. Write about how he handles practices and being part of the scout defense. Write about how he made the team. Perhaps, put him in a dire game situation and decide if he succeeds or fails. Decide on the story, and write. Post it here, or share elsewhere, but write and enjoy…

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