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Old 04-19-2013   #1
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I was not aware of this story. Very touching.

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/...id=grantland33
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Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series.

The latest film is The Irrelevant Giant, from directors Shaun Silva and Don Lepore. In 1983 the New York Giants were a team in flux. Rookie coach Bill Parcells was hired to rebuild the once-prominent franchise. One of the resources at his disposal was the last pick in the 1983 NFL draft a pick commonly known as "Mr. Irrelevant." That year Parcells's staff chose John Tuggle, a running back out of Cal, who would not only defy the odds and make the team, but also change the lives of both player and coach.
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I was not aware of this story. Very touching.

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/...id=grantland33
Saw this on ESPN.com...

tragic and yet triumphant...
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It is his son we signed as UDFA?
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It is his son we signed as UDFA?
No that's Jessie Tuggle:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_Tuggle
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Dude bought a boat cause he wanted to ski before he died . It was no payment s for 90 days and he knew he wouldn't make it .
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Touching.
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