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Seattle Seahawks unveil Super Bowl XLVIII ring, players show them off (photos)

Members of the 2013 Seattle Seahawks assembled on Thursday night for a ceremony where the team’s championship ring was unveiled. Players, coaches and team personnel were on hand and presented with their rings for the team’s Super Bowl XLVIII victory over the Denver Broncos in February. According to a press release from the team, the […] The post Seattle Seahawks unveil Super...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks to try out second deaf player: Report

The Seattle Seahawks are planning to try out a second deaf player after the success of fullback Derrick Coleman. Coleman, who has been deaf since the age of three, helped Seattle win their first ever Super Bowl last February all while becoming an inspirational fan favorite.Now, Seattle has invited another deaf player Adham Talaat to take part in a mini-camp in a bid to earn a spot...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Coleman meets hearing impaired pen pal, surprises her, twin sister with SB tickets (video)

The post Derrick Coleman meets hearing impaired pen pal, surprises her, twin sister with SB tickets (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Coleman surprises deaf fans, gives them Super Bowl tickets

This is a wonderful video of Derrick Coleman, the NFL's first legally deaf offensive player, surprising two young hearing impaired fans.
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Deaf Seahawks FB Derrick Coleman responds to hearing impaired girl’s letter (pic)

In a touching continuation of an already-heartwarming story, Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman replied in kind to an adorable letter written to him by a young fan. Coleman, who is legally deaf, became an inspirational figure for 9-year-old Riley Kovalcik and her identical twin sister, Erin, both of whom are hearing impaired, after seeing a Duracell […]The post Deaf Seahawks...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Coleman responds to young fan's touching letter

(Photo via USA Today Spots) Earlier we brought you the story of a young girl that penned Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman a heart felt letter explaining how he was her inspiration  and that they had a lot in common, as she too has impaired hearing. The letter went viral and Coleman responded with a letter of his own to the young girl, who also has a twin sister with a hearing impairment...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hearing impaired girl writes letter to deaf Seahawks RB Derrick Coleman

We first told you about Seahawks’ Derrick Coleman after Duracell created a chill inducing commercial featuring the legally deaf NFL fullback. Coleman, who has been hearing impaired since he was a toddler, is a great story that seems to only be getting better. On his way to Super Bowl XLVIII after the Seahawks downed the 49ers in the NFC title game, Coleman has undoubtedly inspired...
Via The Last Angry Fan
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Deaf Seahawk Derrick Coleman is better at life than you

I’m not big on commercials. I wouldn’t call myself a hipster or a Marxist or anything, but I feel that commercials not selling beer are lying more often than not. Every once in a while though the ad men come up with an inspiring story that I can’t help but love. This week Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman was featured in a Duracell spot that qualifies:   If you don’t know...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Coleman’s battery commercial makes me want to root for the Seahawks

Not sure how we didn’t know about this until yesterday, but Seattle Seahawks FB Derrick Coleman has been legally deaf since he was three years old. He’s also the centerpiece of an excellent new Duracell ad that serves more as a PSA for Coleman’s accomplishments than a battery commercial. Derrick’s the first deaf offensive player in the history of the NFL, and the first deaf...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Deaf Seahawks FB Derrick Coleman stars in great commercial

Video: Coleman is legally deaf
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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