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Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Ryan Swope has already decided to retire from the NFL after suffering multiple concussions during his college career at Texas A&M.
The #AZCardinals placed wide receiver Ryan Swope on the reserve/retired list due to concussion issues. #CardsCamp #nfl
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) July 25, 2013
Swope ended up suffering a concussion during OTA’s.
Apparently Swope suffered a concussion in OTAs when he dove to make a catch and hit his head.
— Kent Somers (@kentsomers) July 26, 2013
It sounds like Swope might try to make a comeback next year though.
However, Swope uses the phrase "at this point" on return and says he's retiring "for now." Will go back to school, reassess after season.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) July 26, 2013
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