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Derrick Coleman: The Sound of Silence in the NFL

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Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman is deaf, but you'd never know it on the football field. He's embraced the challenge and perfected the art of lipreading to succeed in the sport he loves. This video is used with permission from NFL.com. Watch the video here on DCMP, or view the uncaptioned / captioned versions on NFL.com.

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    Valerie M. (Port Charlotte, FL)
    October 25th, 2015 at 09:21 AM

    Completely Awe Inspiring!

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    MICHELLE R. (Newnan, GA)
    January 8th, 2014 at 09:15 AM

    Awesome! Inspirational! Thank you for making this accessible to viewers with hearing loss.