Pro Bowl Cornerback All About His Coverage (Map)

NFL reporter Albert Breer of the BOSTON GLOBE has this from Pro Bowl practice in Miami today:

nnamdi asomugh pro bowl cellphone

Asomugha has his priorities straight, at least when one considers why Terrell Owens didn’t make the Pro Bowl this year.

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Bears Fund 4-Yr-Old’s Flight For Heart Operation

We trash pro sports because it’s fun, and they do have more money than God, but occasionally it’s nice to recognize leagues and athletes when they give back. So it’s great to be able to type this sentence: On a recent NFL goodwill trip to Nigeria, two Chicago Bears players reached into their own pockets to help save a young girl’s life.

Adewale Ogunleye

The Bears’ Adewale Ogunleye and Israel Idonije met a woman whose 4-year-old daughter was born with a hole in her heart, and needed surgery to survive. An organization called Heart Gift agreed to perform the operation on the little girl and would pay for everything - except the flight from Lagos, Nigeria, to Austin Texas, which can cost from $2,500 to $5,000 per person. The surgery was about to be canceled because the mother couldn’t raise enough money for the flight.

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