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  1. A Defiant Goose

    A Defiant Goose In the Starting Line-Up

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    I had no idea he even had concussion problems. Shows how much I care about the rest of the league. Good for him man. Retire early and enjoy life
     
  2. archstanton543

    archstanton543 In the Starting Line-Up

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    Good player. Can't forgive him for the Gronk play so I cant say I'm sad to see him go.
     
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  3. 203Pat

    203Pat In the Starting Line-Up

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    It's his fault Clete Blakeman kept the flag in his pocket?
     
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  4. bresna

    bresna PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    You're forgetting - Blakeman picked up the flag that was thrown. Way different from keeping it in his pocket. One of the worst pick-ups ever. It really made me wonder if the fix was in on that game.
     
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  5. Gronkowski123

    Gronkowski123 Pro Bowl Player

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    Carolina is going to stink.
     
  6. Bill Lee

    Bill Lee What, me worry? PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Sure, but he also walks away without further damaging his brain, and not destroying his future earnings potential. Maybe he'll be the next Tony Romo, who knows? If not there's the usual ways to make money: write a book, give some lectures, sign some memorabilia, etc.

    Yep, they are going through a total rebuild, which is why I thought they may move on from him regardless.
     
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    KontradictioN Florida Man PatsFans.com Supporter

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    No. That was a pure ****post.
     
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    mosi Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I forgot about Willis but you are right. He retired in his prime. Seeing that clip posted above of him sitting there crying was hard to watch.
     
  9. varjao

    varjao Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    High draft picks will get that rookie money with the 5th year option plus a 2nd contract and GTFO of the NFL, that’s a trend we have to get used to it.
     
  10. primetime

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    I doubt it. The guys smart enough to call it quits are still the exception rather than the rule.
     
  11. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter Weekly Picks Winner

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    For the trauma to be so deep it makes a grown man cry he should have quit immediately with no regrets. No profession is worth that kind of sacrifice.
     
  12. neuronet

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    When I saw the MNF game in Charlotte (the one where Gronk was mauled in the end zone at the end and the picked up the flag). One of the big things that stood out was that Luke Keuchly is a freaking beast: super-talented non-stop high effort. I don't think I've ever seen someone with an engine like that in person.
     
  13. 203Pat

    203Pat In the Starting Line-Up

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    Yeah I am sure this is a situation the NFL is monitoring closely and not that they would ever admit cannot be happy about. Having more and more "face of the league" guys hanging it up in their prime is not going to help with soccer moms signing up little Johnny for football over soccer.
     

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