As training camps nears and logistics, safety protocols and collective bargaining issues get sorted out and negotiated, I was able to catch up with one of the executive vice president's of the NFL Players Association, Lorenzo Alexander to discuss all of the issues surrounding a return to play.
Alexander, recently retired after a tremendous career with the Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals & the Washington NFL team.
A career that included two Pro Bowls and 191 games played along with 33.0 sacks and three interceptions.
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Alexander is still very actively involved in protecting player's rights despite retiring after Buffalo's heartbreaking overtime playoff loss in Houston last January.
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