Denver Bronco third year guard John Moffitt has decided to retire from football, leaving $1 million dollars on the table in his existing contract. He had this to say in a phone interview:
“I just really thought about it and decided I’m not happy. I’m not happy at all. And I think it’s really madness to risk your body, risk your well-being and risk your happiness for money.
“Everybody, they just don’t get it and they think it’s crazy. But I think what I was doing is crazy.”
“I don’t care about the Super Bowl. I don’t. I used to. I mean, anytime I played this game, I gave my heart to it and I’m a person that does thing with his heart. … I don’t need the Super Bowl experience. I played in great stadiums and I played against great players. And I had that experience and it’s enough.”
Hopefully it won’t come out that Peyton Manning was bullying him and calling him half a…well, you know.
Read more at myfoxdc.com.
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