The thing about Corey Fuller is that he isn’t going to buy into the hype.
He was raised not to. While the rest of the world might have been celebrating one of his many athletic achievements growing up, Fuller knew that when he got home, there was going to be a dose of reality. That’s just how it is growing up in a home with three brothers who also made their way to the NFL.
“I can go out here, and you guys will think I did good, and they’ll find the littlest thing and call me up, ‘Bro, what is this? What are you doing,’” Fuller said. “And it’s vice versa.”
That’s a good thing because Fuller is quickly emerging as one of the early surprises of training camp. The wide receiver scored touchdowns on each of the last two days of practice, and, as a former track star, has shown how he can make a defense pay when given a little bit of space.
It’s still early, and the competition is thick, but Fuller is trying to follow in the footsteps of the many other unheralded wide receivers who have emerged during camp and found their way onto the roster.
Just take it from one of the other guys who recently blazed the same path.
“Corey is a baller,” wide receiver Willie Snead said. “Every time he gets an opportunity and the ball comes his way; he makes that play. He’s a smart, savvy guy. … He goes up and makes plays. He’s going to be a very viable asset for us if he keeps on the road that he has.”
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