Several Jaguars players were out in the community on Tuesday, many in support of the NFL Play 60 initiative. Through these appearances players encourage kids to get at least 60 minutes of exercise every day. They also emphasize the importance of proper nutrition and rest as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Among this week's community appearances were the following:
On Monday evening, strength and conditioning coach Luke Richesson spoke to the Jacksonville Quarterback Club about the importance of eating healthy and staying fit. PLAY 60
Five wide receivers – Mike Sims-Walker, Mike Thomas, Nate Hughes, Tiquan Underwood and Jarett Dillard – signed autographs, took pictures and mingled with fans and employees at the Florida Times-Union as part of the company's United Way campaign.
Running back Rashad Jennings stopped by the NFL YET Center to sign autographs, take pictures and see what the YET Center has to offer for children participating in their after-school program. The YET Center is a prime example of the NFL's efforts to encourage kids to be active and healthy. PLAY 60
Clint Ingram, Atiyyah Ellison, Kynan Forney and Jeremy Cain visited Jacksonville Country Day School to sign autographs and encourage the children to exercise and be active outdoors. PLAY 60
David Garrard participated in the NFL's Take a Player to School event as part of the NFL Play 60 initiative. David visited the winner's school to talk to the students about exercising, eating healthy and also leading the students in a few outdoor activities. PLAY 60
Eben Britton visited Douglas Anderson School of the Arts to discuss a creative writing scholarship fund he plans to start for students at the school.
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