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Bucs' Kwon Alexander promoting nonviolence in brother's memory

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Last fall, Bucs linebacker Kwon Alexander forged such a close bond with his teammates, playing an emotional game at the center of Tampa Bay's win at Atlanta just two days after his 17-year-old brother, Broderick, was shot and killed back home in Alabama.

Now, Alexander is using his platform as an NFL player to help remind kids in his hometown that violence doesn't have to be part of their lives -- please check out this great story from the Anniston Star, detailing Alexander's plans for a youth football camp with that message next weekend.

"I’m just trying to give back to the city," Alexander told the newspaper. "I’m going to let those kids know that they can do anything they put their minds to."

The Bucs have the next six weeks off before reporting back for training camp on July 28, but even young players like Alexander are making a difference off the field during that time.

[Last modified: Friday, June 17, 2016 8:34pm]

    

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