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Injured NFL Player Kevin Everett Walks Again

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Injured NFL Player Kevin Everett Walks Again

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Injured NFL Player Kevin Everett Walks Again

Injured NFL Player Kevin Everett Walks Again

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In September, Everett, a tight end for the Buffalo Bills, broke his neck and sustained a severe spinal cord injury. He was paralyzed from the neck down, and doctors feared he would never regain his ability to walk. Now, three months later, Everett is back on his feet after an exceptional recovery.

Tim Layden, senior sports writer for Sports Illustrated and author of the article, "The Road Back," talks about Everett's recovery.