EJ Manuel is just the latest in a long line of NFL players that hail from the Tidewater region of Virginia. As we profiled on the home page of Buffalobills.com, Manuel is following a few generations of premier athletes that grew up playing on the same fields that he did as a kid. Here’s a list of just some of the more notable names from the NFL who hailed from the so called Seven Cities.
NFL players from Tidewater, Virginia area
In the NBA you’ve got the likes of Allen Iverson and Alonzo Mourning and in baseball there’s B.J. and Justin Upton as well as David Wright. Even in boxing you’ve Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker.
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