Packers Release Injured OLB Thompson, Will Retire

Apr 26, 2010 Full story: KIRO-TV Seattle

Outside linebacker Jeremy Thompson has been released by the Green Bay Packers and intends to retire from football after sustaining a neck injury last season.

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Jeremy

Barney, ND

#1 Apr 26, 2010
Its really sad to see a young guy with so much potential end his career like this. I wish him the best of luck.
eric

Monroe, WI

#2 Apr 26, 2010
Those Spinal cord and neck injuries are a career ender for sure!
Actually considering how big and strong these guys are and the speed they are playing at,its actually amazing more players dont suffer Head,Neck or spinal injuries.
All my best to you and your family Jeremy! Thanks for your efforts!
Jeremy

Barney, ND

#3 Apr 26, 2010
eric wrote:
Those Spinal cord and neck injuries are a career ender for sure!
Actually considering how big and strong these guys are and the speed they are playing at,its actually amazing more players dont suffer Head,Neck or spinal injuries.
All my best to you and your family Jeremy! Thanks for your efforts!
I know, some of the collisions I see every week just amaze me, but I'm sure the drugs help!!!

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