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Giants LB Mark Herzlich is the feel-good story of Super Bowl XLVI (VIDEO)

Giants LB Mark Herzlich is the feel-good story of Super Bowl XLVI (VIDEO)

Hyped by on January 30, 2012 Website: readandreact.net

Giants rookie linebacker Mark Herzlich has already defied the odds.

Two years ago, as an All-American at Boston College, Herzlich was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma – a rare form of bone cancer – and was told by doctors that he might not ever walk again, let alone play football. Well, after beating the cancer, returning to play his senior season and making it to the NFL as an undrafted free agent with New York, Herzlich continues to prove the doubters wrong. He played in eleven regular season games this year for the Giants, starting two (including a week 11 showdown against the Eagles), and making an immediate contribution on special teams.

But Herzlich’s tweet from today really put things into perspective as to just how far he’s come in so short a period of time:

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