Elmore could fit in New England

Updated: March 28, 2011, 8:58 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

In the getting-more-popular-every-year NFL draft, more than 250 prospects will hear their names called from April 28-30. Each player has an interesting tale to tell, some of which hit closer to home in New England.

Count Arizona defensive end Ricky Elmore in that category.

There are the daily phone calls that Elmore's stepfather, Kenny Dion, makes to Elmore's grandmother in Southbridge, Mass. The response is usually the same from 86-year-old Meme. "I keep praying every day that Ricky ...

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