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Atlanta Falcons fullback Derrick Coleman has likely made the team

By James Rael

Atlanta FalconsAtlanta Falcons fullback Derrick Coleman did not play in the fourth preseason game. Because he’s not injured, that probably means something, and for Coleman, it probably means the world.

Coleman’s story is well-documented, so I’ll just reiterate the highlights. He’s the NFL’s only deaf player. A single indiscretion kept him out of the league in 2016. From Super Bowl Champion to just another criminal defendant, he was found guilty 10 months ago of felony vehicular assault. It was an enormous fall from grace for a man that is widely admired for both his character and his abilities as a football player.

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Source: SB Nation - The Falcoholic

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