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Podcast Preview: The Rookie Moment That Motivated Chuck Clark

Safety Chuck Clark joined "The Lounge" minutes after signing his three-year contract extension Monday morning.

Here's what you'll find in episode No. 192:

3:23 – What he's going to buy first with his signing bonus

3:51 – How the deal came together

5:28 – A motivating moment from early in his rookie year when a coach made projections

"When he got to me, I was the last draft pick of my class, and he kind of said, 'It's going to be tough for you to make this team. If anything, you'll probably be special teams – if that. … It kind of pissed me off, but I was like, 'I'm going to prove to them that I'm going to be here.'"

6:40 – First call he made after signing the deal

8:05 – How it feels to sign a deal and have a young daughter

"It feels like changing a stereotype. Being a young black man, being in a good position and having a family and being able to take care of them going forward. Just trying to change stereotypes and put out a positive image for other young black men and all young men everywhere."

8:50 – The whirlwind of the past year

9:31 – Why he wanted to sign an extension now

"I feel like at the time, the guaranteed money. It just felt right. I felt like this was the right situation. When the contract is up and it's time to renegotiate, I feel like I'll still be young and still have more time."

10:41 – How he'll handle being one of the "paid" leaders on the team

11:27 – The unfinished business and how the team is shaping up for 2020

12:26 – How he's going to improve as an individual player

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