Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/17/14
CINCINNATI Walter Stewart knows he has a decision to make. The former University of Cincinnati defensive end believes he can still play football. He needs a team to believe that he can. Since suffering a sprained neck last early last season, an injury which led to the discovery that he had been born without the posterior arch of his C1 vertebra, Stewart has been seeking a chance. Doctors initially told him he would never play football again but he found one in Dr. James Elder, a neurosurgeon at Ohio State University, who gave him the clearance to begin working out again for the purpose of returning to the field. While teams around the NFL, including the Bengals, are hosting rookie mini-camps and conducting offseason workout programs, Stewart is still searching for someone to believe in him. Stewart went unselected in last months NFL Draft. Hes so far gone unsigned as a free agent and hes not in anyones camp for a tryout. He is well aware of the risks but believes thats mostly fr...
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