For every Peyton, Brady, or Brees, there are a hundred NFL hopefuls who don’t dream of stardom. They just want a job. They show up at training camp, work their asses off, and pray not to get cut. For these anonymous guys on the NFL bubble, every hard knock, every missed tackle, is compounded by the psychic burden of living each practice in limbo. This is the story of three bubble players—a quarterback, a receiver, and a kicker—and their now-or-never gridiron dreams.
That damn game cost me a week of recruiting.
He’s the backup who took his team to the Super Bowl, the football player with the 95-mph fastball, the guy who ran roughshod over defenses last season but was coached in high school to never run the ball at all. Andrew Corsello talks to the most unpredictable and least understood elite QB in the league right now.