Former NFL Players Getting Out The Vote In Communities
AP -- Pro Football Hall of Famer Will Shields and two other former players — Chester Pitts and Steven Jackson — who are involved in "boots on the ground" programs stress the need to provide all sorts of services to help people vote.
While 14 NFL franchises are using their stadiums in the voting process, former players such as Shields are going into communities to help with registrations and mail-in ballots. Shields, who received the league's Walter Payton Man of the Year award in 2003 and was a member of the 2000s All-Decade Team, recognizes the importance of "doing your part."
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