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JAN 23, 2014 - Huffington Post

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How One Super Bowl Player Turned His Biggest Challenge Into A Strength

Derrick Coleman wasn't supposed to be here. It wasn't because the 23-year-old Coleman, who plays fullback for the Seattle Sehawks, wasn't good enough. It was because offensive deaf players simply hadn't existed in the NFL before his arrival. But on Dec. 22, 2013, Coleman caught a ricocheted pass from quarterback Russell Wilson while facing the New Orleans Saints, scoring his first NFL touchdown. The crowd went crazy for one of the wildest plays of the season. If there was any remaining doubt about whether a deaf player could thrive at the highest level of pro football, it was quelled. ... Read More

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