Buffalo Bills cornerback Vontae Davis suddenly left today’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers at halftime and retired.
It what was already a bizarre showdown in the Buffalo Bills home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers. Then a curveball was thrown the Bills’ way in the form of a shocking decision by a player.
At halftime, cornerback Vontae Davis decided to pull himself out of the game and alerted his coaches of his decision. Coming back from halftime, most people thought that he maybe sustained an injury. But that wasn’t the case.
He pulled himself out of the game and abruptly retired, right there on the spot. The locker room was in shock of Davis’ sudden decision, which also led to confusion.
Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander was alerted of the decision during the second half and was none too pleased.
Kyle Williams also had something to say.
Disappointment and a bit of anger is what filtered around the locker room when the players learned about his decision to ditch his teammates and retire in the second half of the home opener.
There was a lot of confusion and anger right after the game as well. Davis decided to make things a bit more clear by releasing an official statement.
So it’s official, Vontae Davis has retired. And did so during halftime of Week 2.
Davis, 30, was acquired this offseason on a one-year, $5 million contract with $3.5 million guaranteed. He spent 2012-17 with the Indianapolis Colts.