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The first training camp of an NFL player's career is an unforgettable experience. Exhausting practices, mind-numbing meetings, getting dominated by veterans—it all sounds like a nightmare.

Joey Bosa Lost Every Rep

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Joey Bosa Lost Every Rep

Even though he was projected to be a defensive wrecking machine coming out of Ohio State, Joey Bosa felt like he got dominated in his first taste of NFL competition.

"It was completely different," Bosa told the San Diego Union-Tribune after his first team practice. "You're going against monsters out there…the first day I didn't win one rep in pass rush probably." Bosa would quickly conquer that learning curve, earning NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2016 and a trip to the Pro Bowl in 2017.


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