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NFL Junior Player Development Program Still Has Openings in Boston

The NFL gives 150 youngsters the opportunity to take part in a tackle football program. The NFL Junior Player Development Program,![](http://prod.static.patriots.clubs.nfl.com//assets/images/imported/mediacontent//images/logos/jpdlogo.gif)

incorporating youth tackle football and life skills for boys aged 12-14, continues throughout the spring with a program in the Boston area.

Players are taught every position on the football field by NFL-selected local high school coaches. A life skills and character development curriculum is melded with fun football activities. Participating coaches, trained by the NFL, bridge football-inspired values like responsibility and fair play to the youngsters' lives at home, in school and in their communities.

The eight-week NFL program provides youths with proper instruction and a competitive introduction to full-contact football at a time when some local schools have suspended or discontinued athletic programs due to inadequate funding. Participants receive at least 60 on-field training hours with a 5-to-1 player-to-instructor ratio.

To register for the NFL Junior Player Development Program in Boston, please attend the next registration this Saturday, March 24th at 11:00am at Curry College, 1071 Blue Hills Ave., Milton, MA 02186 or call Paul Costello at (781)585-9409.

NFL Junior Player Development also will be conducted in Chicago, Houston, Kansas City, New York, Oakland, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. this spring.

Boston:

Reservation Road Field, Reservation Road
Hyde Park, MA 02136

April 23 - June 15; M, Tu, Th 5-7 pm

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