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Byline: MMQB – Andy DeGory
We elevate athletes to absurd heights. But then you’re confronted with a group of people like the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team, and you realize who really deserves the accolades we all-too-casually toss around. Forget a fourth-quarter comeback, or playing on a sprained ankle—to know this team is to know true perseverance. ...Read Full Story
By Kevin Kernan - New York PostTake notice, take a stand and take heart. That is the lesson after spending Wednesday night with real heroes, men who happened to be playing a football game in New Jersey, four days before Super Bowl XLVIII.
By Doug Doyle, WBGO News
A charity flag football game is now set for Wednesday, January 29th with the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team, NFL Legends and 9-11 first responders from New York and New Jersey Fire Deparments. Proceeds will be shared by the team and the responders’ charities. Giants Superbowl hero Jim Burt was on had for the announcement, “This is just my way of giving back.” Burt will be joined by former Giants star Phil McConkey, Steelers Superbowl hero Rocky Bleier, former Eagles receiver Vince Papale of Invincible fame and former Jets defenstive tackle Joe Klecko. … Read full story