Davis signed a one-year deal with the Bills worth up to $5 million, and $3.5 million of it was guaranteed. Buffalo promoted cornerback Ryan Lewis from their practice squad on Tuesday.
Vontae Davis was at the bottom of the television screen, lined up in man coverage on the first series of the Bills' home opener Sunday against the Chargers. He instead forfeits all but the pair of $132,353 game checks he already received from being a member of the Bills in weeks one and two. "I feel like I retired because we're so close and I look at him as he's my son even though he's my younger brother". Coming out, they said, 'He's not coming out.
Regardless, we'll miss you, Vontae Davis.
The Los Angeles Chargers ultimately beat the Buffalo Bills 31-20, laying out a challenging road ahead for the team.
"This isn't how I pictured retiring from the National Football League", the statement said. "Never seen it. And it's just completely disrespectful to his teammates".
"But I hold myself to a standard". Mentally, I always expect myself to play at a high level. "But today on the field, reality hit me and hard".
"It's more important for me and my family to walk away healthy than to wilfully embrace the warrior mentality and limp away too late", he added.