This offseason, Anthony Davis of the 49ers unexpectedly retired recently at the age of 25, explaining in a letter, “This will be a time to allow my Brain and Body a chance to heal. I know many won’t understand my decision, that’s OK.”
Not many people can relate to a decision that involves walking away from millions of dollars and a successful career. Likewise, not many people can relate to the threat of serious as part of their profession. Davis suffered a concussion in week 11 of the 2014 season and described the injury at the time. “It’s scary when your brain’s not working the way it’s supposed to,” he disclosed per ESPN.
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