FW: [ocpf] Rodney Harrison is Back!
- You folks back in New England need to see this. Hope it helps somebody get
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Hello New England faithfull, my Name is John Oliveira, from Cape Cod Mass. I
am currently stationed in Port Hueneme Ca. and am looking for a Place to
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>From: Barry Inciong <binciong@...>secondary dearly needs him.
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>Subject: [ocpf] Rodney Harrison is Back!
>Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006 20:12:23 -0700 (PDT)
>Rodney Harrison was activated today (off the physically unable to
>list) along with Dan Koppen, Richard Seymour, Daniel Graham and
>Jonathon Sullivan. Harrison's return in particular is a HUGE
>development as there was speculation that he may never play again after
>tearing all three knee ligaments 10 months ago in a game against
>Pittsburgh. This is not to assume that he will be ready to play in the
>opener but it looks like he may be ready sometime early this season and our
> Here is some of the interview after his first training camp practice
> How does it feel to be back?
>"How does it feel to be back? It feels really good, all things considered.
>It's been a long time, a lot of nervous excitement, but finally it felt
>good to kinda sneak past you guys and come out here and practice."
> Did you ever doubt this would happen?
>"Never doubted, I know you guys may have doubted, but I never doubted.
>That really just serves as motivation to focus, work extremely hard,
>just have my faith in God. It got me right here."
> Were you tentative at all out there?
>"I didn't come in with a spirit of fear, I came in with a spirit of
>peace and I knew I worked extremely hard. My trainers, Jim Whalen (head
>trainer) and Joe Van Allen (ass't athletic trainer and director of
>rehabilitation), along with my weight coaches, Harold Nash (ass't
>strength and conditioning) and Mike Woicik (strength and conditioning
>coach), we worked hard. We tried to duplicate every single move I could
>make in football and so when I came out here, I felt as if I was pretty
>mentally, as well as physically, prepared. I felt pretty good."
> Any last hurdle you had to clear?
>"Not really, whenever you go through something like this it's probably
>more mental than anything, overcoming that mental stumbling block. Like
>I said, when I stepped out here on the field, I felt a spirit of peace
>and that's kind of where I'm at right now."
> Why today?
>"Why today? Because none of you guys predicted today. None of you guys
>are gonna feel good about that."
> Where's did you get motivation?
>"He's 33 years old, he'll never play again. That's all the motivation I
> When were you cleared?
>"When I stepped on the field."
> Can you assess what you did today?
>"Did some individual drills, did some scout team, just got familiar
>with everything, the tempo of the game, the speed basically on the look
>Like I made a joke with one of my guys, I said, 'I've really neverYahoo! Groups Links
>experienced being on the fourth team, maybe third-string, but not the
>fourth-team.' So that's where I'm at."
> Will you be ready to play Buffalo in the opener?
>"I'm looking forward to tomorrow. To see if I can practice tomorrow,
>that's what I'm looking forward. I'm not worried about Buffalo or what
>happens in the near future."
> Was it emotional going out to the field?
>"Very much so. It was something, just a lot of different thoughts and
>feelings and emotions going through my mind and my body. Like I said,
>at the end of the day, when I first stepped on the field, it felt a
>little weird, but once I did a couple sprints, I felt at peace."
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