Found February 27, 2012 on Pro Football Talk:
3a
Just a few weeks after a report emerged that Chargers guard Kris Dielman was leaning towards playing in 2012, a report has emerged that he is set to announce his retirement. While Dielman wants to play, Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that doctors have advised Dielman to retire with an eye on…
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Report: Dielman to announce retirement

San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman is likely to announce his retirement on the advice of doctors, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday, citing sources. The four-time All-Pro left guard is set to reveal his intentions soon, but neither the team or Dielman would confirm the decision had been made. Dielman, 31, finished the 2011 season on injured reserve and had reportedly...

Chargers’ Pro-Bowler Dielman forced into retirement by concussion

In the coming days, it is expected that San Diego Chargers’ starting left guard Kris Dielman is expected to announce his retirement from the NFL at the age of 31. On its face, the news of a football player – especially a lineman – retiring at such a young age is nothing new. It happens every season; hell, it happens just about every week of every season. Players get released...

Chargers’ Kris Dielman to announce his retirement Thursday

According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers guard Kris Dielman will announce his retirement from the NFL during a press conference on Thursday. Dielman suffered a concussion this past season that ended up leading to him having a seizure on a team flight coming back home from an away game against the Jets. It looks like Dielman has decided that he’d rather retire...

Report: Chargers LG Dielman to announce retirement

San Diego Chargers left guard Kris Dielman is expected to announce his retirement on Thursday, U-T San Diego reported on Wednesday. The four-time All-Pro finished the 2011 season on injured reserve following a concussion suffered in a Week 7 loss at the New York Jets on Oct. 23. Dielman initially signaled that he was OK in that contest despite looking off-balance for most of the...

Dielman will announce retirement Thursday

The beleaguered Chargers offensive line will have to replace its best player next season. Kris Dielman will confirm the retirement rumors that have swirled around him at a Thursday press conference, according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune. It’s a sobering reminder how fragile an NFL career can be. Dielman suffered a concussion…

Kris Dielman Retiring Due To Health Concerns

The San Diego Chargers have set a press conference for Thursday afternoon, at which time offensive lineman Kris Dielman will announce his retirement. For those who don’t remember, Dielman suffered a concussion against the New York Jets this season but refused to leave the game, despite barely being able to stand at one point. Later that night on the team flight home, he suffered...

Sources: Dielman set to retire after concussion

San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman will retire at a press conference Thursday, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Dielman reportedly leaning toward retirement from concussion

Chargers guard Kris Dielman, a four-time All-Pro who finished the 2011 season on injured reserve, will likely decide to retire on the advice of doctors, U-T San Diego reported Monday.
Chargers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.