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The man who was pulled over for carrying a rifle loaded with hollow points and was caught with a pistol jammed down his boot during a bar brawl? That Irving Fryar? A redeemer? “He’s the most amazing man in my life,” his wife, Jacqui, has said, “because I know how far he’s come.” Depends on how you look at it. Fryar grew up less than two first downs from a Baptist church in Mount Holly, N.J. His father, David, sang with a traveling gospel group; his two sisters, Faith and Hope, sang in the church choir; and his mother, Allene, was devoted to Jesus. That’s how it was in their little house: Faith, Hope and Irving. He was supposed to have been Hope, and Hope was supposed to have been Charity, but he crossed up his mother right from the start, and she ended up calling him Irving, which is not a name you want if you’re a gangbanger in a bareknuckle town like Mount Holly. “Sometimes I think my mother named me that ’cause she was mad at me for not being a girl,” Fryar says.
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He blocked the knife with his hand. (Fryar vehemently denies this version of events, conceding that he was fighting with Jacqui that night but insisting that they were at home and that he cut himself.) Fryar ultimately played in the Patriots’ 46-10 Super Bowl loss to the Chicago BearsNew England’s finest momentand he scored the Pats’ only touchdown. Two days after the Super Bowl it was revealed that Fryar, along with five teammates, had used illegal drugs during the season. The Globe reported that the players had been at an all-night drug party in Miami after a loss to the Dolphins. “I know I was dirty,” Fryar preaches now. “I know I was filled with drugs, filled with lies, filled with alcohol.” His guns he filled with hollow-point bullets. Police found a rifle loaded with hollow points when they stopped Fryar, who was driving with a suspended license, outside Pemberton, N.J., in 1988, and it hit the papers. “It wasn’t so much New Jersey where I needed it,” Fryar says of the weapon. “It was Boston.” It was in Boston the year before that Fryar told police he had been robbed outside a jewelry store and had given chase to his assailants, who allegedly fired at him. Police combed the vicinity and never found a spent bullet, and nobody in the area had seen or heard anything.
After having yesterday off, the players were to resume practice today. . . . Rhodes must cut the roster from 60 players to 53 by 4 p.m. today. . . .
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At times, though, it takesfurther probing intothe record books to reward admission intogridiron immortality. Fryar is among those greats of the past who deserves a closer look. Here is more evidence to prove my point, as I pledge to leave no stone unturned lest my argument be easily refuted. For starters, the New England Patriots made Fryar the first receiver in NFL draft history to be the No. 1 overall pick. Even on Cornhuskers squads, which featured Heisman winner Mike Rozier and stellar signal-caller (and current Buffalo football coach) Turner Gill, Fryar was still a collegiatestandout. This led to his magnificent NFL career, which saw him set a league record by catching touchdown passes from 19 different quarterbacks while he also scored at least two touchdowns in 16 consecutive seasons. When he finally hung up the cleats as a member of the Redskins in 2000, his stats placed him sixth all-time in receiving annals, behind only Jerry Rice, Cris Carter, Tim Brown, Andre Reed, and Art Monk. With that said, Carter and Reed also belong in the Hall of Fame.
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But He spoke to me and let me know what it was I was supposed to be doing. That yes, there was some consequences that I would have to go through as a result of my choices. But thats with anybody. Thats a fixed principle that God has established. There are fixed principles in life and one of them is you reap what you sow. And so I was going to have to go through the consequences of my choices. But God would be there with me to sustain me and to get me through it without me having to drown in what it was I was going through.
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I love it , I want more of it. Taylors daughter, Captain Jennifer Green, is in the Army and is impressed with her moms commitment to this military-like boot camp but with laughter at the JFK Rec Center. She was really surprised Im doing this, Taylor said. After the workout, Taylor goes back to hear nearby home in Willingboro and cleans up and takes a quick nap before going to work at 9 a.m. for the state of New Jersey. She doesnt miss sleeping in. Chuck makes it fun, Taylor said, he makes me want to go. Morris, who lives in Mt. Laurel is a personal trainer and fitness coach. He rises at 3:30 to make sure he is at Fitness Camp on time. Most days, Fryar is there, too.