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Where in the world is Jake Plummer? Playing handball

Jake Plummer shocked everyone by leaving the NFL last year. But he has a new passion to keep him busy. Story

Updated: November 13, 2008, 12:59 PM ET
By Anna Katherine Clemmons | Special to Page 2

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -- Jake Plummer stands in his tube socks, shorts and a T-shirt, still sweating. He's gone through about 20 shirts over the weekend. A sweatband holds back his shaggy brown mane, and he hasn't removed his goggles. He spreads his palms, showing his calloused hands (though the bruises, he says, are from playing the bongo drums at a bar the night before). "I know it's crazy," he says, "but I kinda want to keep practicing. I'm sore and exhausted, but I still want to play. Is that ...

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