Chiefs Guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Gets Scrubs in Hall of Fame
Kansas City Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif opted out of the NFL's 2020 season to serve on the medical frontlines in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tardif, a medical school graduate, felt the call to assist in any way he could, forgoing the season.
Duvernay-Tardif's sacrifice is being honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Duvernay-Tardif's medical scrubs and lab coat will be on display at the Hall of Fame to honor his work during the pandemic.
Duvernay-Tardif graduated from Canada's McGill University of Faculty Medicine in 2018 as a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery, using his time between offseason workouts to study for the degree.
The Quebec native was drafted by the Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. In 60 games played for the team from 2014-2019, Duvernay-Tardif registered 57 starts. He started for Kansas City during their Super Bowl win this past February.
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