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The Boston Globe


Football players look to earn a shot with Freedom Fighters

MALDEN — Saturday was a perfect day for football.

The piercing wind whipped down Pearl Street and a thin coating of snow delicately blanketed the turf at Macdonald Stadium as more than 60 football hopefuls arrived with the same aspiration: to impress former New England Patriots running back Patrick Pass, a three-time Super Bowl champion, and his fellow coaches, also former NFL players, enough to earn a spot on the Boston Freedom Fighters roster.

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