Jaguars give Aaron Ross a forward pass

Originally Published: April 20, 2012
By Jane McManus

As an NFL rookie, cornerback Aaron Ross joked with then-girlfriend Sanya Richards-Ross, an elite sprinter, that he'd try to get the flexibility to watch her compete in the Olympics worked into his next contract.

Ross didn't really think it would happen. Not because he doubted Richards-Ross' ability to get to the Olympics -- she'd already been -- but because the NFL doesn't exactly offer flex days.

"I was joking that I'd try to get it into my contract," Ross said in a ...

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