I always rooted for the undersized types...guys like Singletary, Mills, Zach Thomas, etc., because I was always undersized, too. It's that old mentality of "if they can do it, so can I". Of course, they were all better athletes than me and had better football instincts. But it was just the idea of don't ever let anyone tell you that you can't do something because you're too [x].
It's sad to see that the cancer finally got the best of him, though
(edited by Blanket Jackson on 18.4.05 1601) "Meet the kite-eating tree you son of a bitch!"
RIP... always a class act, a man of true character who led by example both on the field and on the coaching staff. It's hard to believe that, even though his life was in serious jeopardy due to the cancer, that he's actually gone. My condolences go out to his family.
The Packers are rumored to have offered Vinatieri more than the contract that Longwell signed with Minnesota (which makes sense). Vinatieri is said to have preferred kicking indoor as opposed to signing with Green Bay (which also makes sense).