Lining up against Larry Fitzgerald leads to a lot of things. Players know they might get advice. They might get a hand helping them up after a play. And, apparently, they also might get some instruction.
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Cravens was one of the more energetic players on the Redskins’ defense last season, celebrating little plays like taking on a lead blocker by thrusting his fist in the air.

Womens Ross Cockrell Jersey I’ve seen him at USC, I’ve watched him at practice, Gruden said. I’ve watched him play in games and I know he loves football. So I don’t think that’s the issue. There are things weighing on his mind that he has to take care of. If he gets those things cleared up, then sure we will take another look at him. He is one of our guys.

As far as him understanding if we want him or not, obviously he knows that. We drafted him in the second round for goodness’ sake. We’ve given him very opportunity to be a starting safety and he’s taken advantage of the opportunity and played well. He was growing with the position. This just came out of nowhere. We’ll stand by him and hopefully he gets everything situated and maybe we’ll see him in a month.

You go from [an NFL salary] to fighting on your first pro MMA card and making about $600 a fight. Obviously there’s a definite pay discrepancy, and that’s even in the UFC too. You look at UFC fighters, they’re not making millions of dollars.

For Lane, the love of the sport is there. He was just 6 years old when the UFC’s inaugural event was held in November 1993, but Lane remembers getting a VHS of UFC 1 and watching it with his stepdad as an elementary school student.