Offseason must be handled with care
NFL players have too much at stake to take chances with their physical welfare
Maybe he was playing hoops. Maybe he wasn't. But no matter how Terrell Suggs tore his Achilles tendon in April -- either preparing for an upcoming conditioning drill, as Suggs maintains, or playing in a basketball tournament, as ESPN's Adam Schefter reports -- this much is true: For players in the National Football League, the offseason isn't really theirs to do as they please. Too much is at stake.
They don't have to live in a bubble, but they do have to be smart and limit the opportunities ...
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