Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 5/16/13
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk, the New England Patriots gave the recently released Kyle Love two options: take a one year retirement or be released. Love, who was diagonsed with Type-2 diabetes two weeks ago, was released yesterday and according to his agent, Richard Kopelman, the Patriots gave him the two options. Love chose to be released so he can resume playing immediately.  The Patriots said that they would be willing to waive any ability to recover a signing bonus if Love chose the one year retirement. Kopelman said that Love holds no ill will towards the Patriots about his release, but hasn't ruled out a lawsuit against the team. Love could sue the Patriots for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Massachusetts equivalent. However, Love's agent said that his client's number one concern is trying to find a new NFL team. Kopelman also said that right from the initial diagnosis from the team doctors, the team gave Love the two options almost immediately.
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