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Giants’ LB Bobby Okereke on playing hurt, Tommy DeVito, Wink Martindale, Xavier McKinney and ... pillows

Okereke joins the ‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast

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Bobby Okereke
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New York Giants linebacker Bobby Okereke joined the ‘Valentine’s Views’ podcast Friday. It’s a wide-ranging, fun conversation with one of the Giants’ best players. Hope you enjoy!

Here are some of the topics we covered:
(Times based on YouTube version)

  • 1:15 — MVMI Sleep pillows.
  • 2:30 — Taking care of your body as an NFL player.
  • 4:15 — Playing hurt.
  • 7:00 — What losing can teach you about teammates.
  • 8:20 — DeVito Mania.
  • 10:30 — The special talent, energy and leadership of Xavier McKinney.
  • 12:30 — Kayvon Thibodeaux’s work ethic, mindset and bright future.
  • 14:20 — Okereke’s relationship with Wink Martindale.
  • 16:30 — Fixing the College Football Playoff system.
  • 17:45 — Winning the Watkins Award as a high school kid.
  • 19:45 — My Cause, My Cleats

YouTube version

Podcast version:

Okereke gifted each of the Giants’ linebackers a pillow. Get yours at

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