Originally Posted by Dynasty
He should recover 100%. The reason he retired was because if he continued to play, he would recover, but never back to 100%.
"That's why he called the decision to retire immediately after 201 career games "a no-brainer." Doctors, including team physiatrist Dr. Stan Herring, a spine specialist, are telling him that his neck will heal without surgery -- if he stops playing now."
Again, a man with the right priorities.