Hyde: Nick Buoniconti’s life tackled far bigger ideas than football | Commentary

A simple walk together was the Miami Dolphins legend’s singular prayer, even as years of his son confined to a wheelchair became decades, as he turned private tragedy into public benefit, as he built a beacon of hope in The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and then, tragedy layered on tragedy, as he also realized the game that took his son’s body was also taking his own mind.