“Some players on the bubble felt like they had to grind much harder because they felt they didn’t get the opportunities they would have gotten had it been a full season and Senior Bowls and All-Star games and the Combine. Those guys were feeling shortchanged and it was difficult mentally.”

The COVID pandemic and nationwide lockdowns caused stress and uncertainty for individuals of all walks of life. Premier’s Dr. Justin Anderson commented on some of the challenges presented to high-level athletes in a recent article by Matthew Collar of Purple Insider.

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