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By making it to the NFL, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley kept a pledge he made in high school to his grandmother moments before she passed away.
The work Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino has done for autism has helped a young man in Miami who works at Hard Rock Stadium.
Every year, each NFL team selects a player for the Ed Block Courage Award, an honor bestowed on a player who serves as a role model of inspiration, sportsmanship, and courage. Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns was chosen by teammates to receive the award because of how he handles things at home following the death of his mother two years ago. Monday Night Countdown reporter, Michelle Beisner-Buck sat down with Burns to discuss how the 22-year-old keeps a handle on football and family.
At 19, Amobi Okoye became youngest player drafted in NFL history as the Texans No. 10 pick in the 2007 draft. Now Okoye wants to become the first player to beat encephalitis.
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is a powerful voice against social justice. Bennett also uses his platform to help juvenile's in the criminal justice system.
From Field to Farm
Will Witherspoon played LB in the NFL for the Panthers, Rams, Eagles and Titans. Today, he's a farmer in Missouri pushing the benefits of local farms and farm fresh foods.