July 20, 2007

Dawk Ready to Rock

FOR THE first time in his 12-year NFL career, Brian Dawkins missed minicamp.
He didn't feel the least bit guilty.

While the Eagles convened this spring, Dawkins was home in Orlando, Fla., caring for the one thing in the world that always will mean more to him than football.

His family.

On April 26, Dawkins and his wife, Connie, welcomed twin daughters.

The girls were due in June.

Born 2 months early, each weighed only 3 pounds at birth.

"Under the circumstances, I didn't even hesitate [to ask to be excused]," said Dawkins, who only returned to the area on Tuesday. "Family comes first. Anything that is as detrimental as that situation could have been, I don't even think twice. I'm always going to be with my family."
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