• Crazy story about how one NFL Hall of Famer's career almost ended before it started shows how luck can be as important as talent

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Former Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis had a 2,000-yard season and won two Super Bowl rings in his Hall of Fame career.
    It almost never happened.
    Davis tried to quit the NFL during the preseason before his rookie year only to have his efforts thwarted by a Japanese hotel concierge who didn't speak English.
    He then made an unexpected tackle on special teams that caught the eyes of the coaches when he assumed he wouldn't play at all.
    He was so sure he wouldn't play, he was even eating hot dogs on the sideline and later threw them up.
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