Falcons’ Devonta Freeman Sees Elderly Woman Struggling with Yardwork, Helps Her Finish It


In a story that will help you remember that not all NFL players are pure evil, former FSU and current Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman saw a person in need and did something. He was going for a neighborhood jog when he ran by Eleanor Szendel, an 82-year-old woman who was having some trouble emptying her lawnmower.  So he stopped to help.

Eleanor’s daughter-in-law was so thrilled that she asked for a picture of the three of them together. That’s how the story made the rounds—not through any self-promotion on Freeman’s part.

Apparently, the Szendel family are predominately FSU alums, so they had no trouble recognizing the running back when he showed up to save the day.

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