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From AFL to NFL, White finally makes it

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Greg White nearly gave up on playing in the NFL. He was content with the AFL's Orlando Predators. But a tryout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers led to a roster spot and a big payoff after five years of trying to crack the NFL.

Greg White wanted to believe it, but he wouldn't let himself. Friends had called him Saturday night after Tampa Bay's 53-man roster was unveiled. White was on it. Congratulatory calls were met with skepticism by White. You see, when you've spent your entire pro football career on a first-name basis with "The Turk," the grim reaper of the NFL, you're not inclined to believe what you hear... Recommended Stories

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