An NFL Player Apparently Straight Up Retired Mid-Game Today

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Davis signed a one-year deal with the Bills worth up to $5 million, and $3.5 million of it was guaranteed. Davis was a noticeable absentee after half-time and it was later confirmed he told his team-mates he was retiring.

In addition to a sense of respectability and two games, the Bills appear also to have lost a longtime defensive back.

Easily the most talked about story following Week 2 in the National Football League was the abrupt retirement of Buffalo Bills' cornerback, Vontae Davis.

Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander said he had found out during the second half of the game.

"If those teams did that, I don't have a lot of confidence that Buffalo won't go after a guy who played for them for 15 minutes".

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That's because the 30-year-old retired at halftime, a fact he confirmed in a statement posted on the NFL's Twitter account.

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

"This was an overwhelming decision but I'm at peace with myself", it read. "But today on the field, reality hit me and hard".

"While I was on the field, I just didn't feel right and I told the coaches 'I'm not feeling like myself, '" Davis said.

"I meant no disrespect to my teammates and coaches".


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