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Byron Bell had bigger goals than money for weight loss

Byron Bell had bigger goals than money for weight loss
Published On: Wed, Jun 14
Aug 28, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Carolina Panthers tackle Byron Bell (77) lines up against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

The $150,000 Cowboys offensive lineman Byron Bell made for making weight this week was nice.

But hes hoping to reach a bigger goal " avoiding death.

Via Jori Epstein of the Dallas Morning News, Bell said a family history of weight problems and their tragic consequences was more motivation for him to stay in shape.

I guess when youve got something behind it, you work a little harder, Bell said. I did it, but I needed to lose weight anyway because of the history of my family.

Bell said his fathers early death from a heart attack was on his mind through the process.

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