Originally Posted by revefsreleets
The Steelers knew his back was terminal. On one hand I feel bad for him because the game I love and he love ruined him, but on the other, I'd sacrifice my back to play NFL football in second.
Smith was a good guy and I'm sad to see him retire, but it IS another example having perfect timing.
yep wouldn't even give it a second thought if someone said to me, "you can start at position X in the Big Show, but you'll have chronic back pain later".
ME: " where do I sign?"
and yep---thanks for being a Stiller