Since folks are now opening discussing the prospect of a Perfect Season, I'm surprised no one's yet raised this issue... looking over the FA LB thread it seemed there were a lot of folks expecting guys like Bruschi to return. Yet Bruschi we're told was seriously considering retirement LAST season... I find it tough to believe he'd choose not to end his career on the high note of a perfect season and walk away with his health. Seems to me there's a pretty good list of other guys who would seriously consider retiring at the pinnacle of their football career having finished the greatest season ever, as the greatest team ever should we win the Super Bowl. Heck - some of them might consider it even if we don't win the Super Bowl, calling it a career after an incredible last run. So what do you think the "worst case scenario" of a Perfect Season Exodus? Here's some guys I could imagine seriously contemplating retirement - many are at or near the end of their contracts, and even if they left a few million on the table I don't rule them out of considering retirement. Many have already earned tens of millions of dollars - a few million more risking a serious injury might not be their cup of tea: Bruschi Harrison Seau Izzo Brady (Kyle that is - but then again what the hell else would Tom have to prove?) Vrabel and Faulk both have 2 more years so I'd say they are less likely but I'm not so sure I'd rule them out with so many seasons under their belts. There's likely a good amount of money to be made in endorsements following a perfect season that isn't as high risk as ramming heads with opposing teams. Add to that the fact that we expect to say "bu-bye" to Asante, and that the prospects of Colvin being cut if he won't take a salary cut are likely and all of a sudden you've got a lot of openings on this team. Just throwing it out there - didn't seem like anyone was seriously considering the scenario of guys ending their careers on a high note.