Broncos Receiver Cody Latimer Ready to Step Up Both on and off the Field

March 31, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The men from the boys...
Athletic pursuits like NFL football often bring out the hackneyed maxims from fans and media. Whether it's wartime comparisons like calling players "soldiers" or just empty platitudes like "leaving it all on the field," there's nothing quite like throwing a ball around that makes people wax poetic. 
The problem with a saying as simple as football's "separating the men from the boys" is that it's often used to characterize men who made that transition years earlier—men like Denver Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer.
The second-year wideout will be tasked with playing a bigger role in the Broncos offense in 2015, but nothing is going to present a bigger hurdle for the 22-year-old former Indiana Hoosier than what life has already thrown at him. 
No offense to the New England Patriots or Kansas City Chiefs, but the NFL won't ever throw something at him like cancer, which Latimer has vowed to help defeat after it took the life of ...

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