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Published: May 11, 2018 at 02:09 p.m.

Celebrating Mother's Day

Take a look at some of your favorite NFL players celebrate their mothers.

50 Photos Total

  • Quarterback Michael Vick, left, of Virginia Tech, poses with his mother Brenda Boddie, after he was selected by the Atlanta Falcons as the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft Saturday, April 21, 2001, in New York. 50

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    Michael Vick, Brenda Boddie

    Quarterback Michael Vick, left, of Virginia Tech, poses with his mother Brenda Boddie, after he was selected by the Atlanta Falcons as the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft Saturday, April 21, 2001, in New York.

  • Philadelphia Eagles' Donovan McNabb hugs his mom, Wilma, after a competition sponsored by Campbell's Chunky Soup in San Diego Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003. 49

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    Donovan McNabb

    Philadelphia Eagles' Donovan McNabb hugs his mom, Wilma, after a competition sponsored by Campbell's Chunky Soup in San Diego Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2003.

  • Former New York Jets running back Curtis Martin, left, reacts while being introduced as his mother, Rochella Martin looks on during a halftime ceremony in his honor at an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007 in East Rutherford, N.J. 48

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    Curtis Martin, Rochella Martin

    Former New York Jets running back Curtis Martin, left, reacts while being introduced as his mother, Rochella Martin looks on during a halftime ceremony in his honor at an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007 in East Rutherford, N.J.

  • Denver Broncos first-round draft pick Tim Tebow, right, leaves with his mother Pam Tebow after giving an after-draft news conference at the Glen Kernan Golf & Country Club in Jacksonville, Fla., on Thursday, April 22, 2010. 47

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    Tim Tebow, Pam Tebow

    Denver Broncos first-round draft pick Tim Tebow, right, leaves with his mother Pam Tebow after giving an after-draft news conference at the Glen Kernan Golf & Country Club in Jacksonville, Fla., on Thursday, April 22, 2010.

  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) poses with his family, (L-R) his brother Jordan, his father Ed, his mother Darla, his grandmother Barbara Pittman and his grandfather Chuck Pittman after being named the Most Valuable Player in a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. 46

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    Aaron Rodgers

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) poses with his family, (L-R) his brother Jordan, his father Ed, his mother Darla, his grandmother Barbara Pittman and his grandfather Chuck Pittman after being named the Most Valuable Player in a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, in Arlington, Texas.

  • Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, left, laughs with his mother, Sunseria Jenkins, before distributing Thanksgiving turkeys to families at W.E.B. DuBois High School in Baltimore, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011. 45

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    Ray Lewis, Sunseria Jenkins

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, left, laughs with his mother, Sunseria Jenkins, before distributing Thanksgiving turkeys to families at W.E.B. DuBois High School in Baltimore, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) hugs his mother, Galynn, in Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in Indianapolis. 44

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    Tom Brady, Galynn Brady

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) hugs his mother, Galynn, in Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in Indianapolis.

  • Green Bay Packer quarterback Bart Starr, right, huddles with his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Starr of Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 13, 1968 at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Starr will be in the stands on Sunday, cheering for their son Bart and the Green Bay Packers when the meet the AFL champions, the Oakland Raiders in the Super Bowl at Miami. 43

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    Bart Starr

    Green Bay Packer quarterback Bart Starr, right, huddles with his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Starr of Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 13, 1968 at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Starr will be in the stands on Sunday, cheering for their son Bart and the Green Bay Packers when the meet the AFL champions, the Oakland Raiders in the Super Bowl at Miami.

  • Terry Bradshaw gets a visit from his mother, Novis Bradshaw, in the hospital on May 29, 1970 in Pittsburgh, where earlier in the week Terry underwent minor surgery to have calcium deposit on his right thigh removed. 42

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    Terry Bradshaw

    Terry Bradshaw gets a visit from his mother, Novis Bradshaw, in the hospital on May 29, 1970 in Pittsburgh, where earlier in the week Terry underwent minor surgery to have calcium deposit on his right thigh removed.

  • San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana, second from left, is pictured with his fiancee Jennifer Wallace, and his parents Theresa, left, and Joe, Sr., right, Jan. 21, 1985, in Stanford, California. 41

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    Joe Montana

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana, second from left, is pictured with his fiancee Jennifer Wallace, and his parents Theresa, left, and Joe, Sr., right, Jan. 21, 1985, in Stanford, California.

  • Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Calais Campbell and his mother, Nateal Campbell. 40

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    Calais Campbell

    Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Calais Campbell and his mother, Nateal Campbell.

  • Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore and his mother, Linda, pose for a photo. 39

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    Stephon Gilmore

    Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore and his mother, Linda, pose for a photo.

  • Cleveland Browns tight end Benjamin Watson and his mother, Diana Watson, pose for a photo in 1985. "Early morning school bus rides,  oatmeal and cream of wheat, soccer practice, the wooden spoon, 'rub my back and sing me some songs,'  feeding the ducks, Sunday school, hugs kisses and more hugs.  Thank you for being the best mommy a boy could have. I love you. Your Special Boy, Benjamin" 38

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    Benjamin Watson

    Cleveland Browns tight end Benjamin Watson and his mother, Diana Watson, pose for a photo in 1985. "Early morning school bus rides, oatmeal and cream of wheat, soccer practice, the wooden spoon, 'rub my back and sing me some songs,' feeding the ducks, Sunday school, hugs kisses and more hugs. Thank you for being the best mommy a boy could have. I love you. Your Special Boy, Benjamin"

  • Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney poses for a photograph with his mother, Joy. 37

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    Dwight Freeney

    Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney poses for a photograph with his mother, Joy.

  • Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller poses for a photo with his mother, Patricia. 36

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    C.J. Spiller

    Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller poses for a photo with his mother, Patricia.

  • Mississippi State University defensive back Darius Slay is hugged by his mother after being selected by the Detroit Lions during the 2013 NFL Draft on April 26, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall in New York, NY. 35

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    Darius Slay

    Mississippi State University defensive back Darius Slay is hugged by his mother after being selected by the Detroit Lions during the 2013 NFL Draft on April 26, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall in New York, NY.

  • Jean Goodell, wife of Sen. Charles Goodell from New York, poses with her five sons in the Goodell's Washington residence, in this Sept. 11, 1968 file photo. From right to left are Jeffrey, Michael, Roger, Tim and Bill. Roger Goodell was chosen Tuesday Aug. 8, 2006 to succeed Paul Tagliabue as NFL Commissioner. 34

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    Roger Goodell

    Jean Goodell, wife of Sen. Charles Goodell from New York, poses with her five sons in the Goodell's Washington residence, in this Sept. 11, 1968 file photo. From right to left are Jeffrey, Michael, Roger, Tim and Bill. Roger Goodell was chosen Tuesday Aug. 8, 2006 to succeed Paul Tagliabue as NFL Commissioner.

  • Denver Broncos' Von Miller, right, walks off the field with his mother Gloria after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif.  The Broncos won 24-10. 33

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    Von Miller

    Denver Broncos' Von Miller, right, walks off the field with his mother Gloria after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10.

  • With Mardi Gras beads wrapped around his legs, New England Patriots' Willie McGinest hugs his mom, Joyce, after the Patriots defeated the St. Louis Rams 20-17 in the final moments of the Super Bowl XXXVI, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, in New Orleans. 32

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    Wilie McGinest

    With Mardi Gras beads wrapped around his legs, New England Patriots' Willie McGinest hugs his mom, Joyce, after the Patriots defeated the St. Louis Rams 20-17 in the final moments of the Super Bowl XXXVI, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, in New Orleans.

  • Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty (30) and his brother New England Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty pose with their older brother Larry McCourty and mother Phyllis Harrell after the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 in University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. 31

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    Jason McCourty, Devin McCourty, Larry McCourty, Phyllis Harrell

    Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty (30) and his brother New England Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty pose with their older brother Larry McCourty and mother Phyllis Harrell after the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 in University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24.

  • Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III poses for a photo with his mom Jackie Griffin before Game 4 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff game between the Washington Wizards and the Indiana Pacers in Washington, Sunday, May 11, 2014. 30

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    Robert Griffin, Jackie Griffin

    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III poses for a photo with his mom Jackie Griffin before Game 4 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff game between the Washington Wizards and the Indiana Pacers in Washington, Sunday, May 11, 2014.

  • NFL tight end Greg Olsen with his mother Sue at the Kicks for a Cure charity event on Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Chicago. Kicks for a Cure is hosted by C.H. Robinson and benefits Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation. 29

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    Greg Olsen, Sue Olsen

    NFL tight end Greg Olsen with his mother Sue at the Kicks for a Cure charity event on Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Chicago. Kicks for a Cure is hosted by C.H. Robinson and benefits Receptions for Research: The Greg Olsen Foundation.

  • Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton reaches down to hug his mother Jackie Newton as he warms up before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. 28

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    Cam Newton, Jackie Newton

    Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton reaches down to hug his mother Jackie Newton as he warms up before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in Arlington, Texas.

  • Fresno State quarterback David Carr gets a hug from his mother, Sheryl after being selected as the No.1 overall pick of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans Saturday, April 20, 2002  in New York. 27

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    David Carr

    Fresno State quarterback David Carr gets a hug from his mother, Sheryl after being selected as the No.1 overall pick of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans Saturday, April 20, 2002 in New York.

  • California running back Marshawn Lynch is hugged by his mother DeLisa Lynch, right, at his former high school, Oakland Technical High School, in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, April 28, 2007, after he was picked by the Buffalo Bills  as the No. 12 pick overall in the NFL football draft. 26

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    Marshawn Lynch

    California running back Marshawn Lynch is hugged by his mother DeLisa Lynch, right, at his former high school, Oakland Technical High School, in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, April 28, 2007, after he was picked by the Buffalo Bills as the No. 12 pick overall in the NFL football draft.

  • Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant, center, hugs his mother, Angie Bryant, after being selected as the  24th overall pick by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of  NFL Draft, Thursday, April 22, 2010 in DeSoto, Texas. 25

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    Dez Bryant

    Oklahoma State wide receiver Dez Bryant, center, hugs his mother, Angie Bryant, after being selected as the 24th overall pick by the Dallas Cowboys in the first round of NFL Draft, Thursday, April 22, 2010 in DeSoto, Texas.

  • Seattle Seahawks receiver Steve Largent (80) receives a hug from his mother Sue Stewart during a special ceremony in the Kingdome in Seattle prior to the start of the final NFL game of his 14-year career, against the Washington Redskins, Dec. 23, 1989. 24

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    Steve Largent, Sue Stewart

    Seattle Seahawks receiver Steve Largent (80) receives a hug from his mother Sue Stewart during a special ceremony in the Kingdome in Seattle prior to the start of the final NFL game of his 14-year career, against the Washington Redskins, Dec. 23, 1989.

  • New England Patriots Dont'a Hightower (54) celebrates with his mom after the NFL Super Bowl LI football game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Feb. 05, 2017 in Houston. The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28 in overtime. 23

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    Dont'a Hightower

    New England Patriots Dont'a Hightower (54) celebrates with his mom after the NFL Super Bowl LI football game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Feb. 05, 2017 in Houston. The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28 in overtime.

  • Los Angeles Raiders Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson (29) poses with his great-great aunt Viola Dickerson, who's his adoptive mother, in Calabasas, Calif., May 1992. 22

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    Eric Dickerson, Viola Dickerson

    Los Angeles Raiders Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson (29) poses with his great-great aunt Viola Dickerson, who's his adoptive mother, in Calabasas, Calif., May 1992.

  • Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and his mother arrive on the gold carpet before the NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre on Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Ill. 21

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    Melvin Gordon

    Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and his mother arrive on the gold carpet before the NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre on Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Ill.

  • New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) greets stepfather Derek Mills, left, and his mother Heather Van Norman, center, prior to an NFL football game against the against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. 20

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    Odell Beckham, Derek Mills, Heather Van Norman

    New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) greets stepfather Derek Mills, left, and his mother Heather Van Norman, center, prior to an NFL football game against the against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Arlington, Texas.

  • Jimmy Garoppolo arrives at the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York, NY. 19

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    Jimmy Garoppolo

    Jimmy Garoppolo arrives at the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York, NY.

  • Ryan Shazier arrives at the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York, NY. 18

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    Ryan Shazier

    Ryan Shazier arrives at the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York, NY.

  • Sammy Watkins arrives at the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York, NY. 17

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    Sammy Watkins

    Sammy Watkins arrives at the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York, NY.

  • Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry (29) hugs his mom, Carol Berry, prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals , Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. 16

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    Eric Berry, Carol Berry

    Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry (29) hugs his mom, Carol Berry, prior to an NFL preseason football game against the Arizona Cardinals , Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

  • Alcorn State quarterback Steve McNair (center) is the third pick in the 1995 NFL draft by the Houston Oilers.  McNair holds an Oilers jersey with NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue and McNair's mother, Lucille, April 22, 1995 in New York. 15

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    Steve McNair

    Alcorn State quarterback Steve McNair (center) is the third pick in the 1995 NFL draft by the Houston Oilers. McNair holds an Oilers jersey with NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue and McNair's mother, Lucille, April 22, 1995 in New York.

  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning with his mother, Olivia Williams Manning, at the NFL Draft in New York in 1998. 14

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    Peyton Manning, Olivia Williams Manning

    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning with his mother, Olivia Williams Manning, at the NFL Draft in New York in 1998.

  • Colorado defensive back Chidobe Awuzie poses with his parents during the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Philadelphia. (Perry Knotts/NFL) 13

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    Chidobe Awuzie

    Colorado defensive back Chidobe Awuzie poses with his parents during the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Philadelphia. (Perry Knotts/NFL)

  • North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz celebrates backstage with his mother during the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Chicago. 12

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    Carson Wentz

    North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz celebrates backstage with his mother during the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in Chicago.

  • South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney arrives for the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft with his mother Josenna Clowney, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in New York. 11

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    Jadeveon Clowney

    South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney arrives for the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft with his mother Josenna Clowney, Thursday, May 8, 2014, in New York.

  • Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with mother Tonya Johnson and father Alibay Barkley on the red carpet during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. 10

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    Saquon Barkley, Tonya Johnson, Alibay Barkley

    Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with mother Tonya Johnson and father Alibay Barkley on the red carpet during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas.

  • Quarterback Deshaun Watson, right, poses with his mother, Deann, after a Houston Texans news conference Friday, April 28, 2017, in Houston. The Texans drafted Watson in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. 9

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    Deshaun Watson

    Quarterback Deshaun Watson, right, poses with his mother, Deann, after a Houston Texans news conference Friday, April 28, 2017, in Houston. The Texans drafted Watson in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

  • Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott hands the football and gets a kiss from his mother Dawn, right, in the end zone after scoring against the Los Angeles Rams in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. 8

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    Ezekiel Elliott, Dawn Elliott

    Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott hands the football and gets a kiss from his mother Dawn, right, in the end zone after scoring against the Los Angeles Rams in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Arlington, Texas.

  • San Francisco 49ers first-round draft pick Mike McGlinchey, second from right, father Mike McGlinchey, left, mother Janet McGlinchey, second from left, and girlfriend Caitlyn Coleman, right, are photographed during an NFL football news conference, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Santa Clara, Calif. 7

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    Mike McGlinchey

    San Francisco 49ers first-round draft pick Mike McGlinchey, second from right, father Mike McGlinchey, left, mother Janet McGlinchey, second from left, and girlfriend Caitlyn Coleman, right, are photographed during an NFL football news conference, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Santa Clara, Calif.

  • Florida State safety Derwin James and mother Shanita Russell on the red carpet during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. 6

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    Derwin James, Shanita Russell

    Florida State safety Derwin James and mother Shanita Russell on the red carpet during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas.

  • Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans and mother Chenavis Evans during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. 5

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    Rashaan Evans

    Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans and mother Chenavis Evans during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas.

  • North Carolina State defensive end Bradley Chubb in the green room with mother Stacey Chubb during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. 4

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    Bradley Chubb, Stacey Chubb

    North Carolina State defensive end Bradley Chubb in the green room with mother Stacey Chubb during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas.

  • Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, right, talks to his mother Beverly Sherman, left, following NFL football training camp, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Renton, Wash. 3

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    Richard Sherman, Beverly Sherman

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, right, talks to his mother Beverly Sherman, left, following NFL football training camp, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Renton, Wash.

  • USC quarterback Sam Darnold hugs his mother Chris Darnold in the green room during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. 2

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    Sam Darnold, Chris Darnold

    USC quarterback Sam Darnold hugs his mother Chris Darnold in the green room during the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas.

  • Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) and his brother Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt (90) along with their mother and father talk before an NFL game between the Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2017 in Houston. 1

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    J.J. Watt, T.J. Watt

    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) and his brother Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt (90) along with their mother and father talk before an NFL game between the Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2017 in Houston.