It was a stunning announcement when 28 yr old Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly said he would retire after 8 seasons.
Kuechly was selected to seven Pro Bowls and was a first-team All-Pro five times. However, he suffered three concussions during his career, which may have led to his decision.
He said, “I think now is the right chance to move on,” and many agree and respect his decision.
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