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Coast Guard: 4 on capsized boat put on life vests

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - The Coast Guard says four men, including two NFL players, put on their life vests after their boat overturned in the Gulf of Mexico.

The ocean search for Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper, free-agent defensive lineman Corey Smith and former University of South Florida player William Bleakley entered its third day Tuesday.

Capt. Timothy Close says the lone man rescued so far, Ohio native Nick Schuyler, told interviewers that the boat capsized as the four friends were pulling up the anchor Saturday evening.

They swam under the boat and were able to recover their life vests.

They stayed together for some time and it remains unclear when and how they got separated. The Coast Guard rescued Schuyler Monday after they found him clinging to the hull of the boat.

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