Following in the footsteps of 49ers’ linebacker Chris Borland who retired last season after a single season in the pros last year, the Buffalo Bills’ A.J. Tarpley is hanging up his spikes and skipping out on millions so he can do things like live to hoist his grandchildren, not shooting himself in the chest and request his brain get studied after a round of golf and keeping a fuse long enough to not feel the need to rip his car stereo out of the dash—with his hands—if it’s too loud.
The last play of Buffalo Bills linebacker A.J. Tarpley’s career was a game-clinching interception of New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in the final game of the season.
Tarpley announced Wednesday he’s retiring after only one year in the NFL because of concussions.
Here’s a taste of the announcement’s incredibleness—with the actual post…
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