Mountain climbers visit Goodell

The group of climbers meet with the Commissioner.

Before they embark on a trip to Africa to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, former Titans coach Jeff Fisher and retired players Chad Lewis and Tedy Bruschi stopped by the NFL offices in New York Tuesday to meet with commissioner Roger Goodell. The goal of this trip is to summit the 19,000-plus feet of Kilimanjaro from May 13-19 and raise awareness for the Wounded Warriors Project.

“It’s like anything else in life,” Fisher told the Nashville Tennessean. “You approach it with the expectation of completing it, but the reality is not everybody does. My understanding is 20,000 people try it every year and maybe 11,000 or 12,000 people finish. I plan on making it (to the summit), but it’s hard to predict.”

Prior to that, the trio toured Ground Zero along with members of the Wounded Warriors Project, which is a nonprofit organization honoring and empowering injured service members.

Fisher will tape an appearance on tonight’s “NFL Total Access,” and then the group will fly out of Newark on their way to Africa.

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