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Ola Adeniyi: ‘Being Inactive Is Worse’ Than Being On IR, Knows ST Is Key To Dressing In 2019

Injuries can be a terrible thing for a player at any point in his career, but it can be downright isolating for a player just beginning his journey, especially if he doesn’t come into the league with a pedigree to his name. That is what we talked about pertaining to 2018 college free agent Olasunkanmi Adeniyi yesterday, who spent most of his rookie season on injured reserve.

But, he said, that wasn’t even the worst part. It was after he was activated and played in one game. As in, only one game. He was a healthy scratch for the rest of the year after that, even though there were only four outside linebackers on the 53-man roster including himself.