Battle-tested Tavai credits brothers for football prowess

For many people in different lines of work, the year 2020 was all about adjusting. J.R. Tavai is no exception. With the COVID-19 Pandemic halting a lot of the day to day activities around his Redondo Beach, California home, the Lions’ newly re-signed defensive lineman was looking for a gym to workout in. His older brother Jordan helped him set up a makeshift spot in his home garage. Not too long after that, Tavai decided to pay homage to his Western Samoan roots.

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