Nassib said the nagging injuries that have kept so many players on the sidelines is something he's grown accustomed to because it comes with the violent nature of the sport.
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"Injuries are part of the game," Nassib said. "It gave them (other players) a chance to step up and show what they can do. They get a lot more reps. It's kind of how the game works. Someone goes down, somebody's got to be ready to take their place."