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Titans' Sheppard hasn't let eye injury keep him from reaching NFL
Titans' Sheppard hasn't let eye injury keep him from reaching NFL

Malcolm Sheppard still remembers his mother warning her two boys to put the makeshift bow and arrows away. Every day he has to live with the reminder of her worst fear coming true — an arrow ending up in one of her son’s eyes. It was Malcolm’s. The childhood accident left him 80 percent blind in his left eye. Yet the Titans defensive lineman never let it slow him down. Not then, and not now. “If I played a position like quarterback or linebacker, maybe it would affect me more,” Sheppard said. “But I never wanted to use it as an excuse, and it’s not even a weakness in any way. I am so used to it I have been doing it for so long. To me, it’s...

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