The reality of the moment is sweet.

Tavecchio gets philosophical — With Sebastian Janikowski injured, the Raiders turned to Giorgio Tavecchio at kicker in their 26-16 win over the Titans. He rewarded their faith in him by kicking four field goals, including two from 52 yards. But asked about the experience of his NFL debut, Tavecchio dived into the world of philosophy, responding: “Aristotle said anticipation can be the greatest form of pleasure. I think it was a little exaggerated in my mind.”

Britt likens offense to stage – From philosophy to theater courtesy of the mind of Seahawks center Justin Britt, who chose an interesting analogy when asked about their continued offensive-line woes. “To me, playing offense is kind of like a play — you’re putting on a play, and if you don’t have the right rhythm, and somebody’s off, it kind of ruins the play,” Britt said. “Rhythm is everything to us.” The problem the Seahawks have up front is that everyone is off, and if their offensive line were a play, then it would have been canceled some time ago.

“It was a really proud moment that they called me [as the Cowboys draft pick] and I was able to represent my country.”

California-born Awuzie’s parent’s weren’t so easy to convince when he wanted to play American football while at school in San Jose, though, as it shifted focus away from his academics, which they considered far more important.

“That was the biggest problems in our house. Just me and my brother not living up to our educational standards,” he explained.

“Especially in elementary school to middle school, sometimes even in Cheap Jerseys Wholesale high school. That’s what caused our parents stress. Football was all good and everything but if the grades weren’t right, the Cheap Jerseys USA house wasn’t right.”

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