Uncle Ron offers some free advice for Arizona Cardinals rookies

Jun 29, 2015, 11:46 AM | Updated: 11:46 am

Life in the NFL is difficult. The physical and mental demands of the sport weigh heavily on every player, job security is fleeting and the expectations to perform at a high level are constant.

Now imagine life as a rookie in the NFL. Forget the aforementioned burdens; adjusting to a new playbook, new teammates, a new city and newfound money in your bank account can be difficult enough.

Enter Ron Wolfley, co-host of Doug & Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM.

As a former 10-year veteran of the NFL, Wolf has first-hand experience in a league that has made a habit of making and breaking young men.

Below, “Uncle Ron” offers sage — if not unsolicited — advice to a handful of Cardinals rookies, which we’ve compiled for your reading pleasure.


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