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Campbell can see clearly now

Campbell can see clearly now
Published On: Thu, Jun 15
Dec 4, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Detailed view of the shoes/cleates of Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Calais Campbell (93) against the Washington Redskins at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports



There were times when Falcons linebacker DeVondre Campbell couldnt read the numbers on the scoreboard. His eyesight was that bad.

But after offseason Lasik surgery, Campbell, who is being moved from weakside linebacker to strongside linebacker, can see clearly now.

Its different, said Campbell, who no longer wears eye glasses. At first, I didnt really think it would be that effective. Ive noticed a huge difference. I can see everything a lot more clearer.

Campbell was initially reluctant to have the surgery.

I think it was one of the best things Ive done, said Campbell, who started 13 of 19 games as a rookie fourth-round pick out of Minnesota last season. I got some outside opinions. I knew a few guys outside (the team). I talked to our training staff about trying to connect me with the best people that they could get me in contact with to get it done.

During the two-minute drill at end of Tuesdays minicamp practice, Campbell found he could read the scoreboard just fine.

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