An NFL Player Apparently Straight Up Retired Mid-Game Today

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A Buffalo Bills player chose to pack it in and call it a career right in the middle of Sunday's game.

Gameday took a odd turn for Buffalo Bills fans when cornerback Vontae Davis abruptly retired at halftime during Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers. Head coach Sean McDermott said Davis pulled himself from the game and had said that he was done.

Three experts on National Football League contracts told Yahoo Sports that the Bills should not have to pay Davis more than $769,302. He signed a one year contract with Buffalo for $5 million, $2 million of that was guaranteed and another $1.5 million was a signing bonus. "He told us he was done", McDermott said, as reported by the Buffalo News. "This was an overwhelming decision, but I'm at peace with myself and my family". Coming out, they said, 'He's not coming out.

"I meant no disrespect to my teammates and coaches", Davis wrote. But, physically, I know today that isn't possible and I had an honest moment with myself.


That's just not something you see every day.

Davis retired after playing 10 seasons with Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills.

"I also wondered: Do I want to keep sacrificing?"

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