Broncos guard walks away from the NFL

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  1. Ranger Tom

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    Now, I've never been on a football team, but my understanding is that it tends to be a very close-knit group. Issues of health and career satisfaction aside (I won't knock him for those), he could have at least told them in person or finished out the season.
     
  2. Exascor

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    Meh - maybe he didn't want to give them a chance to talk him out of it. It's a huge life changing decision. Good for him.
     
  3. eriadoc

    eriadoc Texan-American

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    He should have manned up and punched them in the mouth!
     
  4. Thorn

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    Sometimes you just gotta do what ya gotta do.
     
  5. houstonspartan

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    I'm sure a lot of people here will consider him "weak" for walking away and wanting to be happy, but, I respect this guy. I like his comments. His heart wasn't it in. He wanted to do something else.
     
  6. steelbtexan

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    Your choice

    Good luck with the rest of your life.
     
  7. CretorFrigg

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    Nothing wrong with it. People change careers all the time.
     
  8. Playoffs

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    A little over 500 snaps in 2011 and a little under 500 snaps in 2012 with Seattle with 56 playoffs snaps. Just 9 snaps in 2013.

    To each his own, but you have to think he's walking away from a most excellent chance at for a ring. [​IMG]
     
  9. ChampionTexan

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    Well, if he's lost his love for football, having a ring for a season in which he's averaged one snap per game may not mean very much to him anyway.
     

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