Derrick Coleman, the Seahawks' starting fullback and a key contributor on special teams, is just the third legally deaf person to play in the NFL and the first ever to play offense. His story has been well documented on Seahawks.com in the past, as he continues to inspire countless hearing-impaired kids, especially with the release of his book - 'No Excuses: Growing Up Deaf and Achieving My Super Bowl Dreams' - earlier this year.
Coleman recently shared even more of his encouraging story by offering fans an inside look at his NFL workouts, which you can check out in the videos embedded in this story.
"A lot of people give up because they don't want to put in the work, they don't want it that bad," Coleman says. "They want it to come easy, they want it to be handed to them. If you don't put in the work, you're not going to succeed. It's just as simple as that."