It started out as a horrific story, but Los Angeles Rams WR Stedman Bailey is going against all odds as he is making the comeback to the NFL
On November 24th, 2015 at 8:45 p.m., the National Football League would receive tragic news of events resulted in wounds to the head of Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey. The Florida native and some of his relatives were shot in a parked car in front of a Miami Gardens residence during a drive-by shooting. It was not looking good for Bailey, his life and career was in danger because of the gun shot wounds. However five months later it’s a whole new story.
On December 7th 2015, Jeff Fisher addressed the media about Stedman Bailey and it was not good news. Fisher talked about how Bailey’s career is about over. Fisher said during a press conference that his injuries are career-threatening and is probably done with football. But remember this, Fisher also noted that Bailey could turn everything around and surprise us. “There’s a chance he doesn’t play (again), However, based on what he’s done over the last 10 days, he may surprise everybody.” – Fisher Well Bailey is doing the impossible and surprising every single.
After Bailey was released from the hospital, he wanted to make a point to himself and others that he was far from done with football. He created the hashtag #SteddyAmbition to prove everybody he is making a comeback. He’s hungry to get back on the field. Finally Stedman was able to get back on the field and run routes. Take a look at #SteddyAmbition and his comeback back to the NFL.
It’s incredible to see the growth of Stedman Bailey throughout these five months. As a personal fan, it’s an even greater story to share with thousands of friends and family who need help in life. Bailey is doing the un-thinkable right now, and even if he does take some time away from football, it’s still a gift to be able to walk, run and practice again with the Rams.