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Confirmed panelists include NFL wide receiver and co-founder of Project 375 Brandon Marshall; former NFL cornerback Asher Allen; former Pro Bowl running back Warrick Dunn; Atlanta Falcons senior director of player affairs Kevin Winston; and representatives from Active Minds, Mental Health America (MHA) of Georgia Youth Ryan Shazier Jersey , the American Psychological Association, and Campaign to Change Direction.
"May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the NFL is pleased to partner with the NFLPA and Cigna to increase awareness and decrease the stigma around mental health ..." said Dwight Hollier, the NFL's vice president of wellness and clinical services. "This effort is especially important in light of the messages young athletes receive about toughness and the need to be strong all the time. Through our discussions with caregivers Womens Josh Norman Jersey , athletes, professionals and others, we will shine a light on mental health in sports and discuss ways to support athletes and others on the journey toward total wellness."
The Indianapolis Colts enter the final day of the NFL draft with four picks left and a number of key needs on offense.
The Colts have a fourth-round pick Authentic Allen Robinson Jersey , two in the fifth and one in the seventh round as the draft comes to a close on Saturday. Indianapolis may look at running back and receiver to give quarterback Andrew Luck more weapons when he returns.
Second-year general manager Chris Ballard used five draft picks in the first two days on prospects he is hoping will toughen up his rebuilding team in the trenches. The picks include two offensive linemen, two defensive ends and an outside linebacker.
Ballard says he was frustrated at time last season because it seemed like the Colts were overmatched physically. His picks are intended to stop that.
The Colts finished 4-12 last year and have missed the playoffs for three consecutive years
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