Tales from the rookie symposium
We have the first official casualty of the NFL lockout: the NFL Rookie Symposium, which was scheduled for June 26 in Canton, Ohio. This doesn't impact fans in any way, but it was an important program for rookies that helped them transition into the NFL.
Started in 1997, the symposium educates incoming NFL players on the many challenges they'll face as professional athletes, from interacting with media and the fans to dealing with women and finances.
Here's what this year's ...
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