Buffalo Bills fans all have their own opinions on Vontae Davis’ retirement. Jim Rome offered up a fair take on the situation on his show.
Imagine being a Buffalo Bills player during the second half of Sunday’s game.
“Hey, where’s Vontae?”
“Oh, him? He retired.”
The players shared their feelings about the situation involving Vontae Davis and most didn’t hold back. No one went too far off the rails, but let’s just say there were no “congrats on your retirement” cards written.
Davis did end up explaining his reasoning and it made sense. The problem was that it came in the middle of a game.
Jim Rome had an interesting take on the situation on his radio show. Click on the link to check it out.
Rome rightfully explains how it is easy to call out Davis from the comfort of an air-conditioned studio. He also says how he doesn’t necessarily have to go far and say that Davis is a quitter because Bills players said it themselves.
This situation involving Davis is unheard of, unless anyone else can think of any such an instance at any level of sports. It is a situation that lends itself to backlash from fans. The main problem some have is that they view Davis as quitting on his teammates.
There must have been some serious doubts in Davis’ head for him to come to such a drastic decision during a game. That doesn’t mean what he did was right, but it had to be something he has been thinking about for quite some time.
Rome’s approach to criticism cites both sides of the issue. A lot of Bills fans don’t feel as nice. What is your take on the situation? Should Davis have at least waited until the game was over?