Spent a few moments today with DT J'Vonne Parker, for a story that'll be in tomorrow's Herald. Funny guy, who understands his place in the world, as he recounted his whirlwind week that began on Atlanta's practice squad, and ended on the field for the biggest play of the season for Carolina.
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Despite showing up here last Tuesday, he had to block for the game-winning field goal since they had run out of big bodies. To say he wasn't fully prepared doesn't fairly describe it.
"Actually, I was (wetting) in my pants, 'Please don't bring the pressure over here,'" he said with a laugh Thursday when asked about the play.
You can't make this stuff up sometimes.