Anthony Davis Retires from NFL at Age 25: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

June 5, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The hits keep coming for the San Francisco 49ers, as star offensive tackle Anthony Davis is stepping away from the NFL. 
Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, Davis released a statement saying that he has "decided it will be best for me to take a year or so away from the NFL":
Schefter noted on Twitter that Davis joins a list of 49ers retirees this offseason that also includes Justin Smith, Patrick Willis and Chris Borland:
Bleacher Report's Jason Cole passed along more details on Davis' decision to retire:
Davis responded to well-wishes from 49ers owner Jed York:
49ers head coach Jim Tomsula discussed the impact of Davis' retirement, via Ryan Sakamoto of NinersFans.com:
Meanwhile, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy thinks something unusual is going on in San Francisco:
Davis uses interesting wording in the statement, noting he wants to take "a year or so away" to give his body a chance to heal, which he reiterated on Twitter:
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