Happy Birthday! 10 Things You Should Know About Derrick Brooks

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He Preferred the Type of Heat No One Else Could Handle

It’s tough when you get sized up with a legend, but Brooks brought the heat. According to his teammates at the time, Brooks would crank up the sauna so high that no one else could take it. Players would enter the sauna before or after Brooks, just to avoid showing signs of weakness. Brooks made sure he was the last one out of the sauna. If you can’t take the heat, just avoid it.