Kansas City Chiefs: Column
When the Chiefs drafted Laurent Duvernay-Tardif as an offensive-line project in 2014, then-general manager John Dorsey understatedly called him a very interesting fella.
It wasnt just that Duvernay-Tardif played the violin and twice had been on approximately yearlong educational sailing trips with his family to open his mind to different cultures and ways of living, and that he was a rare Canadian NFL prospect.
It was that he was in his third year of medical school at McGill University … and determined to keep going from where he was, which on the day the NFL draft began meant he was amid a rotation in a neo-natal intensive-care unit.
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