Antwaan Randle El clears up 'regret football' comments

The latest cautionary tale from a former player regarding the NFL and concussions is somewhat of a false alarm. Earlier in the week, a report surfaced saying that former Steelers wide receiver Antwaan Randle El wouldn’t play football if he could do it all over again. However, Randle El said Wednesday on ESPN’s “Dan Patrick Show” that those comments were “overblown....
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Randle-El the Latest to “Regret Playing Football”

A former Steeler who threw one of the most famous touchdown passes in NFL history is now claiming he should have never played football. Antwaan Randle-El, who threw the trick-play touchdown pass to Hines Ward in Super Bowl XL has come out and told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that “If I could go back, I wouldn’t,” he said. “I would play baseball. I got drafted by the Cubs...
Via Steel City Blitz
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Steelers Wide Receiver Antwaan Randle El Says if He Could Do it All Over, He Wouldn't Play Football

The play was perfectly designed. Ben Roethslisberger took the snap and tossed the ball to his left to running back Willie Parker. From his wide receiver position out wide to the left, Antwaan Randle El came streaking around to his right, behind Parker, who tossed the ball back to him. Randle El ran with the ball for a moment, then gathered himself and launched a 50-yard pass to...
Via Stack
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Antwaan Randle El and concussions: While We’re Waiting…

Happy Wednesday, Blawg Pound. I’m going to break an unspoken but fiercely held rule of mine today. I’m going to spend a bunch of time talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers. I never much cared for Antwaan Randle El. He was a Steeler, so as per Cleveland city ordinance B-K054R, I was sworn to hate him and anyone who stood with him. He was one of those players the Steelers always...
Via Waiting For Next Year
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Antwaan Randle El Says He Wouldn’t Play Football If He Could Do It Over

Though Antwaan Randle El is far from the first player to come out and say it, this one hits pretty close to home. In a great set of feature articles by The Pittsburgh Post Gazette, which you should definitely check out, Randle El admits he’s suffering from the toll playing football... The post Antwaan Randle El Says He Wouldn’t Play Football If He Could Do It Over appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL WR Antwaan Randle El regrets ever playing football

Former NFL wide receiver Antwaan Randle El regrets ever playing football after dealing with constant memory loss and barely being able to get down the stairs in his home. Randle El offered further detail to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as part of a Pittsburgh Steelers project, as Randle El spent five seasons with the team over two separate stints. “I have to come down sideways...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL Receiver Says He Wouldn’t Play Football If He Could Go Back In Time

For nine seasons, Antwaan Randle-El was a household name for fans of the NFL. The wide receiver spent nine seasons playing for Pittsburgh and Washington, winning a championship ring in Super Bowl XL for the Steelers in a game that saw him throw a touchdown pass to fellow receiver Hines Ward. Needless to say, Randel-El had a pretty nice time in the league on the surface. But, in a...
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Antwaan Randle El regrets playing in the NFL

Despite a nine-year NFL career, 4,467 receiving yards, 15 touchdowns and a Super Bowl victory, former Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins wide receiver Antwaan Randle El wouldn't play football if he could go back in time.In a project from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Randle El expressed his regret with his decision to play football professionally, and wished he would have...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Antwaan Randle El reveals memory loss, doesn’t think football will exist in 20-25 years

Antwaan Randle El will be remembered for his explosive speed, a 43 yard TD pass in Super Bowl XL against Seattle, and being one of the more underrated football players of the last decade. But looking back on his career, he now lives with regret about the career he spent in a game he loved. “I have to come down sideways sometimes, depending on the day,” Randle El, 36, said to...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Steelers WR has memory loss, trouble using stairs

Former NFL wide receiver Antwaan Randle El retired in 2012 after last playing during the 2010 season. Like many others who have come and gone from professional football, the game took a serious toll on his body. Unfortunately, the lingering effects are so bad that Randle El wishes he could turn back the clock and choose a different career path. Randle El, who played five seasons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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