Damien Woody Talks Fatherhood, Playing In The NFL, Working At ESPN & More

Damien Woody sits down with me to talk about all things fatherhood. He shares the story of how he was watching the New England Patriots documentary, The Dynasty with his son. In addition, he shares the values he looks to instill into his kids. After that we talk about his time in the NFL and what he is most proud of in his great career. Next we talk about the great work he does over at ESPN. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Damien Woody 

Two-time Super Bowl champion offensive lineman Damien Woody joined ESPN as a NFL analyst in August 2011. He appears on Get Up, First Take, NFL Live, SportsCenter and other ESPN programs. A 12-year NFL veteran, Woody played in 173 career games – starting all but seven – for the New England Patriots, Detroit Lions and New York Jets.  A native of Beaverdam, Va., Woody was an All-American and an All-Big East offensive lineman at Boston College. As a prep, he helped lead Patrick Henry High School in Ashland, Va., to the 1994 State Championship. Woody lives in New Jersey with his wife, Nicole, and their children. Follow Damien on Instagram and Twitter at @damienwoody. Make sure you check him out at ESPN. 

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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.

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