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Darren Waller: Being Cut by the Ravens Was a Good Thing

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Raiders Pro Bowl TE Darren Waller joins Dan Patrick on The Dan Patrick Show. He shares the story of his substance addiction, and how he overcame that to become a successful NFL player. He talks about bagging groceries while hoping to be reinstated. His experiences motivated him to start his podcast “Comeback Stories,” which he hopes will help others believe they can make changes in their lives regardless of how far they think they have fallen. Now, he’s focused on getting ready for camp.

Dan Patrick: “You got cut by the Ravens. Was that a good thing?”

Darren Waller: “Yeah, that was a really good thing actually, because...I got reinstated and before that I was working at Sprouts. So, I’m like, OK, I think I’m humble enough...”