Found June 24, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Osi Umenyiora
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
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Osi Umenyiora is already making an impact on the Atlanta Falcons. Umenyiora is taking over a leadership role, he’s showing the Falcons’ young defensive ends what it means to be a great player in the NFL. Umenyiora sees the leader role as a part of his job. “It’s my job to help them,” he said. “I don’t have too much longer. It’s unlikely I’ll play another 10 years. All I can do is give them all the knowledge that I have now and try to make them better. They’re my younger brothers.” Umenyiora commented on what he saw from the young guys: “They’re maturing. They’re maturing very, very fast. Malliciah (Goodman) is a good player. (Jonathan) Massaquoi is very good also. These are going to be tremendous football players in this league.” Need NFL Tickets? The post Umenyiora displaying leadership in Atlanta appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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