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February 5, 2012

Survey says: NFL players share some interesting opinions

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What is your top athletic achievement outside of football?

"We won 4x200 and 4x100 meter state track titles at St. Augustine High. As an individual, I ran a 10.6 100."

What was the toughest part of moving to New England?

"I didn't even know where New England was. It was tough dealing with different people from a different area."

Clam chowder, Manhattan red or New England white?

"I don't eat chowder. We eat gumbo, chicken, shrimp, whatever?"

NATE SOLDER

Patriots Offensive Tackle

Ever really watch the Indy 500? Do you have a favorite driver?

"I can't say I have."

If I went to your hometown, where do I have to eat?

Buena Vista, Col. — "Got to Pokey's for the deep-fried hamburger. I go mustard, pickles, lettuce and tomatoes."

What's the ideal Super Bowl city?

"Why not Buena Vista, it's a hopping place."

What is your top athletic achievement outside of football?

"In middle school, I won the round-robin badminton tournament in my physical education class. It was exhilarating."

What was the toughest part of moving to New England?

"Just dealing with the distance, moving away from family and friends."

Clam chowder, Manhattan red or New England white?

"I'm allergic to milk, so I hate to say this, but Manhattan red."

SHANE VEREEN

Patriots Running Back

Ever really watch the Indy 500? Do you have a favorite driver?

"I've watched some highlights but never sat through the whole thing. I like (Dale Earnhardt) Jr." Editor's note: Sorry Shane, but Dale Jr. races Sprint Cup."

If I went to your hometown, where do I have to eat?

Valencia, Calif. — "Go to Jimmy D's and get the breakfast burrito. It's eggs, cheese, chili, bacon or sausage, hash browns and 'Hoo!' It's good."

What's the ideal Super Bowl city?

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