Speculation about Brian Dawkins’ future with the Denver Broncos and his overall NFL career is rife. I wrote about the lack of interaction between Denver and Dawkins yesterday as a sign that the Broncos will likely not re-sign Dawkins.
But sorry, Eagles fans. There is absolutely no chance that Dawkins will return to Philadelphia for the end of his career. He said so himself.
“If I’m going to play, it is going to be for Denver. My family is (settled) there. My kids are in school there. I don’t want to be away from my family. I want to take my kids to school. When (son) Brian comes home, I want him to have his Dad there to talk to. If Denver decides they want to move on, I respect that. That will be it.”
You have to respect that. Dawkins wants to do what’s best for his family, not for his own glory. He said that he has recovered from his neck injury–a pinched nerve.
“My health is good. The problem I had was a pinched nerve. It needed time (to heal) and during the season, you don’t have...