Justin Bethel: Blocking Kicks Is His Specialty

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Aug 5, 2012; Canton, OH, USA; The Arizona Cardinals run a play against the New Orleans Saints in the first quarter of the pro football hall of fame preseason game at Fawcett Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-US PRESSWIRE

There wasn’t a whole lot of exciting things to cheer about in the Arizona Cardinals game against the New Orleans Saints.  However, one of the bright spots was the play of rookie Justin Bethel, a freakishly athletic safety who accumulated six tackles in the game…and blocked a field goal, too.  Apparently, swatting away kicks is nothing new to Bethel, who blocked a whole bunch of field goal attempts while he was in school, at Presbyterian College.

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