Originally written January 02, 2012 on Shutdown Corner:
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Yesterday's Dolphins win against the Jets was the last time Jason Taylor will step on an NFL field as a player. He knew this ahead of time and had already enthusiastically thanked the fans who supported him throughout his career, but that didn't make it any easier. Here he is, saying goodbye to his teammates and to the game. I'm in full agreement with whoever shouted that Taylor had earned it ‒ the right to stand in front of his teammates and cry his eyes out of he wanted to. There aren't a lot of guys who get to go out this way; opening up his heart in the middle of a room filled with guys who respect him immensely, sharing his best advice with those who are still playing.
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