San Diego Chargers OLB Larry English will serve as the honorary chairman of the American Lung Associations inaugural Fight For Air Climb in San Diego on February 27. English has fought asthma since early childhood.
”It’s difficult to compare what happened when we played to what’s going on today,” Winslow said. “The biggest difference today is players are full-time players. We were part-time players and that’s a difficult concept for people to understand. We had to have five or six weeks of preseason to get in shape. We didn’t have facilities like they have today. We didn’t make the money where you could not work in the off-season. We would go to 24 Hour Fitness to work out in the off-season because we couldn’t get into the weight room. It was being used by the baseball team, whoever the Padres were playing.