For the first time since his abrupt in-game retirement, former Buffalo Bills cornerback Vontae Davis speaks out about the moment he changed his life. “I went to…
I get that Vontae Davis wanted to go out his own way. The thing is, it’s not something you can take back. By walking out on his team and fans, Vontae Davis ended his NFL career just like that. What he may not know is what he will feel down the line. Vontae Davis is "free" now, as Davis said. Ten years, from now where will he be? Will regrets sneak up on him for leaving so abruptly?
As a former player, retiring from the NFL was bittersweet. No more pain. No more meetings. No more stress. Also, no more checks. No more camaraderie. No more games. It hits you later. It hits you hard.
Good luck to you, Vontae.