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Old 10-09-2007   #1
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Default Neck injury ends Strong's career

Wow, crazy stuff. Strong was one of the best FBs ever to play the game.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story?id=090...o&confirm=true

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Neck injury will end the career of Seahawks fullback Strong

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KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks fullback Mack Strong has a spinal cord condition that is ending his career immediately -- but not affecting his quality of life.

And for that, the 36-year-old Pro Bowler, husband and father of two is grateful.

"I've played a long time, 15 years. I felt like I was pretty lucky, pretty blessed," a teary-eyed Strong said Monday after learning that a herniated disk in his neck is pinching his spinal cord -- and ending an unheralded, improbable career that began as an undrafted free agent out of Georgia in 1993.
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Default Re: Neck injury ends Strong's career

thats a real shame, one of the most hardworking players in the game doesn't deserve his career to end like that.

He deserves to be in the Hawks ring of honour without a doubt.
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Default Re: Neck injury ends Strong's career

he's had a long career...donno if I'd consider him a HOF'er but he has been a good one.
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Default Re: Neck injury ends Strong's career

what a shame. he has a cool name.
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Default Re: Neck injury ends Strong's career

Wow. Sorry to hear that. It sounds painful in the description.
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Default Re: Neck injury ends Strong's career

WOW that sucks he has been one of the best FB for a long time and from evrything I have ever read on him total class act.
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