Tony Jefferson, safety for the Baltimore Ravens had a wild realization this offseason. He admitted on Thursday that he has been playing all these years in the NFL without his glasses. In the Ravens’ preseason opener game, Jefferson finally got glasses and noticed that he had been missing out on perfect vision these past few years.
The Baltimore Ravens faced the Tennessee Titans on Friday in a high-octane matchup. The Ravens had an upper hand during the entire game and crushed the Titans 23-10. Jefferson had a good game as he finished the night with three tackles and a win.
Tony Jefferson played with a blurry vision for eight seasons
Tony Jefferson signed as an undrafted with the Arizona Cardinals in 2013 and quickly rose to fame due to his production on the field. After four years in Arizona, he became an unrestricted free agent and received multiple offers from teams like the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets. Finally, he signed a four-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens. He was released by the Ravens after three years and picked with by the 49ers. He returned home to Baltimore in 2021 where he began his second stint with the team.
After the Titans game, the 30-year-old safety went on Twitter to express his newfound vision. “I can’t even lie – I stopped wearing my glasses years ago and that might’ve been the dumbest thing I’ve done. I can see so much clearer and further with my glasses It’s wild,” Jefferson wrote. When a fan asked what he had been doing for the past eight seasons in the league, Jefferson replied, “I wasn’t wearing anything. I use to wear contacts and glasses in college but ive stopped.”