Free Agent WR Donald Jones Retires Due To Kidney Disease

Discussion in 'NFL General Discussion' started by Sweets, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. Sweets

    Sweets All-Pro

    Receiver Donald Jones decided to retire on Wednesday, citing a kidney disease he's had since childhood as the reason.

    Jones announced his decision on twitter.

    “As some of you may know, I have been suffering from a kidney disease throughout my entire life,â€￾ Jones wrote. “As a result of recent advances in my disease, I am no longer able to pursue my career in the National Football League. Playing in the NFL was a lifelong dream of mine, and though I have the opportunity to continue my career, stepping away from the game is absolute best decision for my family and for my health.â€￾

    Jones was recently released by the Patriots and was initially hoping to land elsewhere.

    His NFL career began when he signed as an undrafted free agent in 2010.

  2. DCoach_R

    DCoach_R Special Teamer

    Shortened Career. That's too bad. Sorry he has to go out like this.