There’s a fairly common dynamic in pro football that arises when a veteran player wants to keep playing but no one wants him to play for their team. Like Bruce Willis in the final scene of The Sixth Sense (1999 says, Spoiler alert), the player often is the last one to realize his career is dead.
Only 31, Cruz’s career became derailed when he tore a patellar tendon during the 2014 season. He missed all of 2015 due to a calf injury, played 15 games with 12 starts for the Giants in 2016, and did not play in a regular-season game last year.
I had a lot of quality guys that were able to help me out a lot when I was a kid, coming into this game [at] 21, 22 years old, just trying to find my way, Campbell told Mike Kaye of First Coast News. I think it’s everybody’s duty 鈥?if you play this game long enough 鈥?it’s your duty to pass down the knowledge you’ve learned to keep the game strong.
Campbell, 31, is entering his 11th NFL season, his second with Jacksonville after signing a four-year, $60 million deal last offseason.
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I always look forward to teaching all the rookies, but it’s nice Authentic Samaje Perine Jersey to have a guy who plays my position, who I can give a lot of my information to, Campbell said.
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Campbell said he gives a lot of advice.
Simms expects the Giants to be a lot better this year than they were last year. Of course, it’s hard to be much worse than the Giants were last season.
Heading into the season, the Yankees were concerned about their infield, sans shortstop, knowing they had reinforcements along the way. Veterans Brandon Drury, Neil Walker and Adam Lind were brought in. How quickly Boone turned to the rookies was something to monitor. With Greg Bird on the shelf, Boone called upon Tyler Austin to share first base with Walker, then an injury to Brandon Drury instigated the recall of Miguel Andujar.