Ex-49er linebacker Chris Borland decided to walk away from football last week, and he has since confirmed to CBS that he’ll leave some of his money behind.
Ex-49er Borland On Concussion, Brain Damage Fears: ‘Too Many Tragedies For Me To Be Comfortable Playing’
(CBS News) — “Too much unknown” is prompting Chris Borland, one of the most promising NFL rookies, to retire from football after one season with the San Francisco 49ers. The 24-year-old linebacker’s announcement brought the […]
49ers linebacker Chris Borland has decided to call it quits after just one season in the league over health concerns, reports ESPN’s Outside the Lines.
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