Brandon Lloyd Would Be Wise to Delay Retirement for Another Season

September 7, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Before you leave for good, Brandon Lloyd, think about what you're doing.
According to CBSSports' Jason La Canfora, the 10-year veteran is thinking about retiring.
It's easy to see why Lloyd might want to walk away. A little over a week ago, the NFL settled that concussion lawsuit for $765 million. It was yet another stark reminder of the price so many football players pay.
If you're Lloyd, you might want to get out while the getting is good. You don't want to end up like Dave Duerson or Mike Webster.
That motivation is incredibly strong, and nobody can fault Lloyd if he does want to walk away. He's without a team at the moment, so he's not walking away from his teammates and leaving them high and dry. In addition, he's made enough money in his career to be secure for the rest of his life, and there's no point in having that money if you can't be around to enjoy it.
On the other hand, he could realistically give it at least one more year. Lloyd is only 31 years ...

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