“In a statement posted Sunday to his Twitter account, Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor cited the “risk of paralysis” in indicating that his NFL career was over.
“The four-time Pro Bowler and “Legion of Boom” member suffered a season-ending neck injury during a game in November, and he said in his statement that “God has given me a sign that I just can’t ignore.”
“Chancellor had reportedly been scheduled to undergo scans on his injuries in June and apparently the news was not encouraging. “My final test showed no healing,” he said. ” … Time for the next chapter.”
““To walk away from the game by choice is one thing, to walk away from the game because of the risk of paralysis is another,” Chancellor added.”
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