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Los Angeles Rams Safety Hints At Returning To Retirement Following Super Bowl LVI: “After This Super Bowl, I Move On And Go Back To My Old Life And There Will Be No Comebacks”

Published 02/04/2022, 2:49 AM EST

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Los Angeles Rams safety Eric Weddle has been a factor in their Super Bowl run than he might have even imagined. The player joined the training squad almost two seasons after his initial retirement. It was shocking news for many Rams fans that Weddle will join them on their playoff run.

He saw a growing impact in every single playoff game since his return. The 37-year-old safety played in all the 50 snaps in their NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers. He leads the Rams with 9 tackles and a tackle for loss defensively in a crucial must-win game.


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During his appearance on the AM 570 LA Sports show, he let the fans know that after Super Bowl LVI; he is going back home. While talking about his future, he states, “I don’t have anything left after this other than going back and doing what I was doing before. After this Super Bowl, I move on and go back to my old life and there will be no comebacks.

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The retirement life must have been too good for the Rams‘ safety, as he showed a willingness to step away. Weddle expresses a delight in knowing that he will not be returning after Monday. He also seems to enjoy the unpredictability of what is next when he plays in games. It helps Weddle make an extra push and gives his all as he did against the San Francisco 49ers.

The 6-time Pro Bowler shows an elite level of desire, commitment, and loyalty for the Rams organization. He is the type of player who can jump from the proverbial couch back into an NFL defense while performing at an elite level. The player now seems more determined than ever to get that elusive Super Bowl ring after 13 seasons.


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He will be a presence defensively and will be banked on by QB Matthew Stafford and his offensive line once again. But he will come up against the AFC champions, the Cincinnati Bengals, who themselves will look to create history. A game that marks an amalgamation of different yet inspiring stories, Super Bowl LVI will be something truly special.

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Anuj Tazhatuveetil

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An NFL author at EssentiallySports, Anuj Tazhatuveetil is pursuing a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Initially, he worked as a freelance content writer and later as a part of Sports404. An unquenchable thirst to learn about all things NFL and NBA, adding to a rather healthy obsession with playing outdoor sports like basketball, and soccer with an almost encyclopedic knowledge of this industry make him a sports aficionado.