The Browns and Pro Bowl linebacker Jamie Collins are close to an agreement on a new multi-year contract that cleveland.com described as a nice housewarming gift for new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.
The 24-year-old linebacker says he visited with doctors after an injury to his neck forced him to miss the final game of the season. That’s when, through a cat scan, doctors discovered a condition he’s had since birth.
Essentially the top of his spinal column hasn’t formed completely, and it puts him at risk in collision sports.
When I first found out the news, it was shocking, Orr said. Football is something I’ve done my whole life.
Orr also addressed the report that claimed the Ravens tried to talk him out of retirement. He claims that is 110 percent false and the team continues to support him in this decision.
Before his retirement, Orr played three seasons, but was really only relevant this past year when he broke out for 132 combined tackles, tied for eighth in the league. He also had three interceptions and a forced fumble en route to a second-team All-Pro selection at his position.
That’s a welcomed change from Ryan’s first six playoff games in which the Falcons were 2-4 and Ryan averaged only 205 passing yards and threw nine touchdown passes to seven interceptions.
‘You can’t lose belief or confidence,’ Ryan said after Sunday’s NFC championship game Cheap Jerseys Basketball . ‘One thing about this league is that you can get humbled very quickly. Learning what is best for you personally and what works best for our team has taken time for sure. I always Cheap Jerseys Custom felt like we would get to this point and have an opportunity to play in this game, and I am happy that we are there.’