Randall Cunningham, a former four-time pro bowler and one-time all-pro quarterback, has said goodbye to playing on the field to the word of the gentleman in the locker room.
Cunningham joined the Las Vegas Raiders as a team chaplain, he told ESPN on Friday.
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“I am thrilled, amazed,” said the former quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings. “I’ve been with some [Zoom] Meeting with the team. I plan to spend a lot of time with the boys if it’s okay. I spoke to Marcus Mariota, Nelson Agholor. What an amazing group of people that Mark Davis and Jon Gruden put together. “
Cunningham reunited with Gruden, who was his offensive coordinator when the two were with the Eagles in 1
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After spending 11 years with the Eagles, three with the Vikings and one each with the Dallas Cowboys and Baltimore Ravens, he founded his own church, Remnant Ministries, and became its pastor.
“Gruden asked me to be the team chaplain,” he said to ESPN. “I have a responsibility to look after these people in this city. And I take this responsibility. “
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According to the Remnant Ministries website, Cunningham became a pastor in 2004. The former quarterback was then asked by two California pastors to turn a former Bible study group into a full-fledged church. In 2016 he laid the foundation stone for a new building in Las Vegas.