Kris Dielman Considering Retirement


The TOUGH GUY on the San Diego Chargers may have played his last snap in the NFL. Kris Dielman suffered a concussion in the game against the New York Jets and then suffered a seizure on the plane ride home and is now considering retirement. Here is an excerpt from Kevin Acee’s latest article:

It is believed Dielman can return, but the scare of the seizure and ongoing recovery and uncertainty regarding brain injuries has him concerned enough to have broached the topic of retirement with those close to him. – Kevin Acee

The Chargers better prepare for the future in the draft. Dielman has been a stud on the Chargers offensive front for years and it would be tough to start out next year without him.
We better invest in some offensive lineman to protect Philip.

The careers of football players are short. Players have to think about their futures and their quality of life. I hope to see Dielman on the field again, but definitely can see him hanging those cleats up.


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  • All Charged Up

    Now that is a scary thought, I truely hope with the offseason he decides to continue to play, because without him there will be a HUGE void on that left side of the O-Line

    • http://boltbeat.com/ epadaon

      @All Charged Up there is talk about McNeill being done as a Bolt too… we could have a brand new starting left side next year… Now that is scary!