Today Kris Dielman – possibly the NFL poster boy for playing through a concussion – will announce his retirement. This is a change of heart within the past few months as Dielman had indicated that he would take the health risk to win a championship. Coverage from ESPN.com;
San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman will announce his retirement at a news conference Thursday.
“I love this game. I’ve given it everything I have,” Dielman said in a statement on the team’s website. “It’s time for me to focus on my future and my quality of life.