Each day during training camp, we’ll catch up with a different player to see how the offseason went for him, and what he’s focusing on as the 2017 season gets underway.
After recovering from knee surgery for much of the 2016 offseason, Fuller got to work in training camp, but had to make up for lost time while also re-acclimating himself to the game.
Fuller wound up emerging as Washington’s top nickelback roughly a month into the season. After an up-and-down rookie season, the Virginia Tech product expects improvement, and it all starts with his training camp mind-set, Fuller says.
What was the highlight of your offseason?
“Highlight of my offseason had to be when I went to Thailand.”
How’d you pick Thailand?
“I didn’t. My brother did. I’ve never been out of the country really, so I wanted to go somewhere, so we went. Me and my brother, Corey.”
How was it?
“It was great. Really cool. Really cheap. I liked it a lot.”
What was your favorite thing you saw there? Any particular landmark?
“There wasn’t really a landmark. Probably my favorite part was when we went to see the tigers.”
Tigers? Where were these tigers?
“They were in cages. But they were really big. Huge. Really big. It was scary. I probably wouldn’t do that again.”
What’s your song of the summer?
“I don’t know that there’s a particular song. The album I’ve been listening to a lot right now is Meek Mill’s new one, ‘Wins and Losses.’ But my favorite song on there, probably ‘Heavy Heart.’ I don’t know why. It just clicks with me.”
What’s your favorite movie you’ve seen this summer?
“I’d have to say ‘Spider-Man.’ It was pretty good. For being however many this is now that they’ve made, this one was really good.”
What’s your main goal for training camp?
“I think the biggest thing is I want to go out there and play and have fun.”
Is that a change from last year? Was the first camp not fun?
“I was having fun last year, but it was hard, dealing with the injury and coming off of that. Now, that’s done, I don’t have that to worry about and I can just run around and have fun. Everything will get better and better if I can do that.”