Ravens Rookies Dish Out Lunch and Encouragement
When Gary Byers played high school football at Oxon Hill, his coach would tell him, “If by some miracle you wind up in the end zone with the football, just act like you’ve been there.”
Byers is now deputy director at the Helping Up Mission shelter, where the Ravens’ 23 first-year players visited Monday to meet residents and serve lunch. Even the rookies, Byers figured, are used to being asked for autographs by now.
He wanted to act like he’d been there before….
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