Kevin Boss - Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE
Kevin Boss was recently released by the Kansas City Chiefs after failing a physical. The former Giants' tight end has suffered four concussions during his playing career. Is he done as an NFL player?
New York Giants' fans remember Kevin Boss. He began his career with the Giants as Jeremy Shockey's backup and when Shockey suffered a broken leg Boss stepped in and made one of the biggest plays in Super Bowl XLII, which was a 43-yard catch that helped the Giants defeat the New England Patriots.
Before the 2011 season Boss left the Giants after signing a contract with the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders released Boss after one season and he joined the Kansas City Chiefs. On Tuesday, the Chiefs released the former Giants tight end. Boss, 29, has suffered a number of concussions during his NFL career. He played only two games for Kansas City in 2012 due to his most recent concussion.
According to Arrowhead Pride, Boss failed a physical with the Chiefs and failed to "disclose physical condition." Boss has suffered four known concussions over the years -- two with New York, one with Oakland, and one with Kansas City.
Fans on the Big Blue View Facebook page have been debating whether or not the Giants should consider bringing Boss back. Personally, I think Boss' career is over due to the concussions.
We all appreciate the work Boss did for the Giants, and it's sad to see this happen to someone who helped get a Super Bowl win for the Giants. What do you think is in store for Boss' future? Can he physically give it another try in the NFL, or is he done?
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