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Jets' new O-lineman has fairy-tale story

Vladimir Ducasse knew nothing about football growing up in Haiti; now he's in the NFL

Updated: April 27, 2010, 4:42 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

It was like a scene out of "The Blind Side," the man-among-boys lineman -- a football neophyte -- turning heads with a gesture that defied gladiatorial etiquette.

He acted gentlemanly toward an opponent.

This was back at Stamford (Conn.) High School, Vladimir Ducasse's first game for the varsity, his first football game in … well, ever. The 6-foot-3, 275-pound junior pancaked a defender and did something that caused a ripple of laughter among spectators and fellow ...

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