Posts Tagged ‘Father’s Day’

On Father’s Day, Cowboys TE Jason Witten reflects on his upbringing and what today means

Last week, I caught up with Cowboys TE Jason Witten before minicamp to offer a preview and talk about a few things. He was at a charity event for children, and it was billed as a pre-Father’s Day event. For Witten, I thought that was interesting. Witten has been open in the past about his difficult upbringing, which included some troubling circumstances with his parents. His father was not around. Witten finally found stability living with his grandfather, but he has taken steps through his community work to help children who deal with domestic violence. It’s fantastic that he’s open about his past and the tough time he had with his own father. (They now sound like they are working to […]

‘NFL Dads’ gives voice to caring fathers

In an effort to promote awareness and prevention of domenstic violence, more than 70 current and former NFL players have contributed to a new book, “NFL Dads Dedicated to Their Daughters.”

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