Indianapolis Colts: Ex-Colt Quinn Pitcock Attempts Comeback

August 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ex-Colt Quinn Pitcock retired at the age of 24 due to, of all things, an addiction to video games.
The former All-American from Ohio State is attempting a comeback and signed with the Seattle Seahawks Thursday.
Pitcock was drafted in the third round (98th overall) in the 2007 NFL draft and appeared in nine games as a rookie for the Indianapolis Colts. He recorded 18 total tackles, 13 solo and 1.5 sacks in 2007, despite only starting one game.
After his rookie year, Pitcock left the Colts because he suffered from depression and mild anxiety which led to the festering of his harbored addiction for video games. He found himself staying inside, isolated from family, friends and teammates, playing for hours.
“I ended up using video games as my out, I got sucked into that. I got lost to the world," Pitcock said.
Pitcock said he lacked confidence during his first year in Indy and worried about his ability to play at the NFL level. He left the Colts bec...

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