Every year for the past four seasons, the Seattle Seahawks have landed multiple undrafted free agents (UDFA) that have ended up producing for the team. In 2011, that list was headlined by Doug Baldwin and Ricardo Lockette. In 2012, it was Jermaine Kearse. In 2013, it was Alvin Bailey. In 2014, the team collected current backups Brock Coyle and Gary Gilliam. Which 2015 undrafted free...
NFL agent David Mulugheta was driving around in an Enterprise rental car with his wife on Thursday when she found something extremely valuable under her seat — a Super Bowl ring. Yes, a real, shiny, diamond-filled NFL championship ring. It belongs to Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman. Muluhgheta, who is an agent with AthletesFirst, shared...Read More
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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This is a wonderful video of Derrick Coleman, the NFL's first legally deaf offensive player, surprising two young hearing impaired fans.
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...
Prepare for the waterworks and grab some tissues, because if this story doesn’t melt your heart, I feel sorry for you. Until a Duracell commercial starring Seattle Seahawks running back Derrick Coleman went viral a few weeks ago, the average NFL fan likely was unaware that he is legally deaf. The official video of Coleman’s […]The post Hearing impaired girl writes heartwarming...
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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