Denver Broncos rookie Ross Rasner pulled shoulder pad duty on Monday, and there were plenty of veterans who demanded the use of his services. How many sets of pads and helmets did the former Arkansas defensive back have to carry? Let’s just say he probably bumped into a few things as he was walking off the field.
Carrying shoulder pads is one of the more friendly forms of NFL rookie hazing. Even Robert Griffin III had to do it with the Washington Redskins last season. Here’s another angle of Rasner playing the role of rookie like a champ: